Star Pakistani all-rounder, Shadab Khan has praised emerging cricketer, Saim Ayub, for his brilliant batting display in a match between Peshawar Zalmi and Lahore Qalandars yesterday.
After the Babar Azam-led Peshawar Zalmi secured a crucial 35-run victory at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Shadab Khan wrote on his Twitter account, “Saim is class. Future superstar.”
Saim Ayub, the left-handed batter, has been in the headlines since his innings of 53 runs against Multan Sultans earlier in the competition.
During their seventh game of the event, where Peshawar Zalmi were desperately waiting for a win to consolidate their position for the playoffs, Saim chalked up a brilliant fifty.
The stylish left-hander scored 68 runs off 36 balls, including eight boundaries and three maximums, to help his side post a huge total of 208 runs at the end of the innings.
Saim also stitched a crucial 107-run opening partnership with Babar Azam, who also scored a fighting 50 runs off 41 balls, including four boundaries and two maximums.
It is worth noting that the star batter has, so far, scored 177 runs in seven matches, with an average of 25.29 and a strike rate of 153.91, including three magnificent half-centuries.
Saim is class. Future superstar
— Shadab Khan (@76Shadabkhan) March 7, 2023