Lahore: Mohammad Rizwan’s excellent performance ran away from everyone, he was nominated as the captain of the dream team of PSL 6.
The PSLL-6 Dream Team was selected by a panel of prominent former players and current commentators, including David Gower, Pumi Ambangwa, Rameez Raja and Sana Mir, headed by Director High Performance and Chairman of the Technical Committee Nadeem Khan. Mohammad Rizwan has been named the captain of the team, his brilliant leadership and performance first put the Multan Sultans in second position in the points table, then after winning the play-offs to reach the final directly to capture the title.
Mohammad Rizwan scored 500 runs in 12 matches of the event with an average of 45.45 and a strike rate of 127.87, including 4 half-centuries. He was also named the best wicket-keeper of the tournament for taking 20 wickets. Mohammad Rizwan PSL 3rd Captains have been nominated, Sarfraz Ahmed in 2019 and Shadab Khan in 2020. Earlier, 11 players selected in PSL 6 were included in the event due to their excellent performance.
Openers Babar Azam and Hazratullah Zazai were nominated, Colin Monroe, Sohaib Maqsood, Mohammad Rizwan and Asif Ali were included in the middle order. The bowling line consists of Wahab Riaz, Hassan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dhani and Rashid Khan. The team includes 3, 3 of Multan Sultans and Islamabad United, 2 and 2 of Lahore Qalandars and Peshawar Zalmi while only one player of Karachi Kings is included. No player of Quetta Gladiators has been included in the team.
It may be recalled that Babar Azam, Asif Ali, Hassan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Wahab Riaz have been part of the Team of PSL for the second time in their careers.