The Pakistan Super League (PSL), in its six years tenure, has accomplished top-notched limelight incidents making it famous across the globe. The world-class league has featured numerous local and foreign players that became stars in no time playing a few matches following their brilliant bowling, batting, or fielding tactics.

Pakistan, the land of pacers, has consistently produced eminent pacers. Not only the pacers, but a glamorous list includes several spinners who are renowned around the cricket fraternity today.

Since the PSL has arrived, it has played an essential role in digging out the talent. The batting woes exist, but the list comprises a hundred devoted bowlers from real quick to master spinning, googlies.

The PSL has produced a long list of young bowlers that have made it to the national fold after representing their respective franchises particularly.

Who can forget how Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali entered the national squad and even have contested in the ICC events? The three musketeers entered the league as the bowlers but have now polished their batting skills to be the bowling all-rounders.

Apart from them, a few more young players are on the height of superiority, yet to be in the national fold, but performing consistently, gaining spotlight through the T20 league.

Here are the top 10 young bowlers in PSL’ six-year-old history:

Mohammad Hasnain:

Mohammad Hasnain, one of the top 10 young bowlers in PSL
Mohammad Hasnain, one of the top 10 young bowlers in PSL

Mohammad Hasnain, the 21-year old fast-bowler, was added to Quetta Gladiators’ crew in 2019 – the year when Gladiators won their maiden PSL trophy under the sound leadership of Sarfaraz Ahmed.

Hasnain was named man of the match in the PSL 2019 final, picking Zalmi’s three potent men conceding 30 runs in 4 overs.

He was added to the national squad in the same year and represented men in green in the ICC Men’s ODI World Cup. However, the young chap did not get any match of the season.

Here is his one of the best bowling clips:

Shahnawaz Dahani:

Shahnawaz Dahani, one of the top 10 young bowlers in PSL
Shahnawaz Dahani, one of the top 10 young bowlers in PSL

Shahnawaz Dahani is the new and exciting chapter in Pakistan Cricket. The boy, after performing in the domestic arena, is now near to be in the national crew as he got eyeballs in the recent T20 leagues.

Dahani, who played for Multan Sultans in PSL 2021, lifted the trophy alongside his mates under the super leadership of Mohammad Rizwan. His contributions are worth discussing as he grasped 20 wickets in 11 innings, being the top wicket-taker of the season.

Here is his one of the best bowling clips:

Mohammad Ilyas:

Mohammad Ilyas, one of the top 10 young bowlers in PSL
Mohammad Ilyas, one of the top 10 young bowlers in PSL

Mohammad Ilyas, the 22-year old Peshawar-born lad, has inspired the watchers at different times with his breathtaking performances.

Donning Karachi Kings and Peshawar Zalmi jerseys from 2019 to present, respectively, he has bagged 25 wickets in 20 innings at an SR of 14.7, conceding an economy of 8.71.

During PSL 2021, the right-arm medium-fast bowler gathered eight wickets in 5 games with his best spell of 3/39.

The youngster has a truncated but inspiring cricket career and is at the peak of progress already.

Here is his one of the best bowling clips:

Umer Khan:

Umar Khan, one of the top 10 young bowlers in PSL
Umar Khan, one of the top 10 young bowlers in PSL

Umer Khan, the pikeman with supremacy in spin depart, represented Karachi Kings from 2019 to 2020. He went unpicked in 2021 and became a center of discussion as he gathered multiple fans in a two-year span.

His celebrations used to gave different vibes hitting fans’ hearts. In just two consecutive years, he assembled 19 wickets in 15 innings with his BBI of 3/22. Surprisingly, he has an economy of 3.3 and 5.01 in 1st class, List-A cricket since 2018, 2016 sequentially.

Here is his one of the best bowling clips:

 

Mohammad Asghar:

Mohammad Asghar, one of the top 10 young bowlers in PSL
Mohammad Asghar, one of the top 10 young bowlers in PSL

Mohammad Asghar, the left-arm leg-spin bowler, put on Zalmi’s kit from 2016 to 2018. In three years, Asghar served the yellow army in 21 games totaling 21 wickets. 3/16 remains his best spell that came versus Quetta Gladiators.

Here is Asghar’s one of the best bowling clips

Hassan Khan:

Hasan Khan, one of the top 10 young bowlers in psl
Hasan Khan, one of the top 10 young bowlers in PSL

Hassan Khan joins the list of young left-arm spinners. Since 2017, he has stayed a part of Lahore Qalandars and Peshawar Zalmi, adding 16 wickets to the PSL wickets portal in 21 matches.

His performances have not been up to the mark, but Hassan is the best fit among the Top 10 Young bowlers in PSL. You can visit: Cricfolks for more exclusive pieces on PSL.

Here is his one of the best bowling clips:

Shadab Khan:

Shadab Khan, one of the top 10 young bowlers in psl
Shadab Khan, one of the top 10 young bowlers in PSL

Shadab Khan, the right-handed leg-spinner, is one of those renowned cricketers who jumped in the national field on behalf of their PSL performances.

Joining the Islamabad United crew in 2017, he is now on the verge of captaincy owning 46 wickets in 52 matches. Shadab has a BBI of 3/13 at an economy of 7.4.

Evolving as a bowler, he is now in the stages of becoming a well-trained bowling all-rounder. Currently, he has lost his grip on both depart, bowling and batting, in search of skillful batting but is looking to get back on track ahead of the T20 World Cup.

Here is his one of the best bowling clips:

Faheem Ashraf:

Faheem Ashraf, one of the top 10 young bowlers in PSL
Faheem Ashraf, one of the top 10 young bowlers in PSL

Faheem Ashraf, who evolved as the young pacer in the PSL, caught eyeballs ahead of his ability to deliver high-quality deliveries.

Joining Islamabad United as a 24-year old chap, Faheem gathered 55 wickets surprisingly alongside adding a couple of crucial runs.

In his four-year regime that commences with grace still, he showcased one of the best spells in PSL history, picking six wickets off 19 runs. Also, he is the third-highest wicket getter in the PSL history.

Here is his one of the best bowling clips:

Shaheen Afridi:

Shaheen Shah Afridi, one of the top 10 young bowlers in psl
Shaheen Shah Afridi, one of the top 10 young bowlers in PSL

The 21-year old guy, quicker and active than anyone in the current crew, has probably something exceptional to serve to Pakistan Cricket. Keep an eye on Crickmad for more entertaining articles on Cricket.

Shaheen Shah Afridi, the left-arm fast-bowler, is too rarely rested as he is now the fixed asset of the Pakistan Team. He has got a lot to inspire the management and fans in PSL too.

Being one of the bests among the Top 10 young bowlers in PSL, Afridi has 50 wickets in just 37 games. He joined Qalandars’ crew in 2018, and jas never failed to appeal to the watchmen.

Being the seventh-highest wicket-taker in HBL PSL history, he is also the third-highest wicket-taker in HBL PSL 2021, coiling up the season with 16 wickets in total ten games at a BBI of 3/14.

Here is his one of the best bowling clips:

Hasan Ali:

hasan Ali, one of the top 10 young bowlers in psl
Hasan Ali, one of the top 10 young bowlers in PSL

Hasan Ali is something more than an entertainer. From joining Peshawar Zalmi’s crew to being handed over to Islamabad United, it was all about those three guys who compel the Roti Group.

Ali is the second-highest wicket-taker of the HBL PSL, gathering 72 wickets in 54 innings – more than surprising. His best bowling came versus the Karachi Kings as he gripped four wickets, yielding only 15 runs.

Joining as a 22-year old young chap, he got limelight with the amazing bowling tricks that led him simultaneously to reach the national contract two years later alongside his friends – all being among the top 10 young bowlers in PSL.

Here is his one of the best bowling clips:

 

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