The captains expressed high ambitions to win the trophy. Speaking at a virtual press conference, Peshawar Zalmi captain Wahab Riaz said, “We will try to play aggressive cricket in the league starting this week. We will come on the field with the best combination of young players and try.” Will give the best results.
“We will now no longer repeat the old mistakes, we have reached the playoffs in all five seasons,” said Wahab Riaz.
In the past, our middle-order batting included players like Shahid Khan Afridi, Darren Sammy, and Pollard, Especially now Kamran Akmal, Ravi Bopara, and Shoaib Malik will be the main pillars.
There are also good expectations from Dartford and Imran Butt. Wahab Riaz said that good wishes are good for fast bowler Hassan Ali who joined Islamabad United by saying goodbye to Peshawar Zalmi. Emad Butt and Irfan Sr. will try to fill their vacancies. As head coach, he will be very useful to us.
Lahore Qalandars captain Sohail Akhtar said that our preparations for the event are complete, the players are in form, this time we are coming up with even better planning, we have the best bowling attack in T20 cricket, last year’s top three bowlers are in our line-up, Rashid Khan has filled the lack of experience in spin bowling, these forms will benefit Muhammad Hafeez. Our preparations are complete, the players are in form, fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi is an asset of Pakistan, we will try to reduce the load on Shaheen Shah. At the moment they are resting.
Sohail Akhtar said that the arrival of the crowd will further increase the enthusiasm of the players, we will try to provide the best entertainment to the fans, the mistake in understanding the pitch in last season’s final Yes, we will do better this time.
Quetta Gladiators captain Sarfraz Ahmed said that they will perform well on the field with full preparation, the presence of Chris Gayle, Dale Steyn, and Cameron Delport will boost the confidence of the team. Practice matches will start on Wednesday, Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi while Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars will clash.