KARACHI: Lahore Qalandars’ 2019 signing, young Hassan Khan is hopeful of a good show by the franchise in the fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League.
Talking to Geo, the 20-year old spinning all-rounder said that he’s excited to be part of Lahore Qalandars for PSL 2019 and is looking forward to playing an important role in making his team win the maiden PSL title.
“I am excited to be part of this star-studded team,” Hassan said.
“Presence of AB de Villiers in the camp has doubled my excitement. I am looking forward to learning a lot from him as he’s among greatest players of modern day cricket,” said Hassan who was traded to Lahore Qalandars from Quetta Gladiators earlier.
The ambitious cricketer from Karachi was confident that this year will be Qalandars’ year in PSL.
“I am confident that Qalandars will produce good results and will not let the fans down. I want to play an important part in making Qalandars win this tournament and lift the trophy at my home ground, National Stadium Karachi,” he said.
Hassan, who led Pakistan U19 team in U19 World Cup 2016 also added that Lahore Qalandars’ player development program is a great opportunity for all the youngsters in the country.
“It is very important for youngsters to play matches that are broadcasted live on TV and go on tours to countries like Australia. Qalandars is one franchise that’s providing this opportunity to the young talent which is a very good step and it will help players transform into proper performers,” Khan said.
The fourth edition of Pakistan Super League starts on February 14th. Hassan Khan is a Silver category player for Qalandars.