Bowling quality better in PSL than IPL according to foreigners: Wasim Akram
By: Sports Desk |

Updated: June 5, 2020 8:22:10 am


Wasim Akram Wasim Akram and Brian Lara throughout the Bushfire Bash charity match in Melbourne in February 2020 (Twitter/Cricket Australia)

Wasim Akram stated that the quality of bowling in the Indian Premier League (IPL) is inferior to that in the franchise’s league’s counterpart in Pakistan, the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

Saying that the IPL is superior to the PSL due to the variety of years it has been round, Akram stated on Wednesday that bowling is one division that’s better in the PSL, according to prime foreigners taking part in in each the leagues.

“PSL was the second biggest tournament in the World of T20 after IPL. But to compare PSL with IPL is not fair. PSL has just started and it was the fifth addition which was played in Pakistan, whereas IPL is a mature tournament which was being played from 11 to 12 years. There’s lot more money” he stated whereas talking on Basit Ali’s YouTube channel.

Wasim stated one in all his most persistent questions to international cricketers throughout his time with totally different PSL groups Islamabad United, Multan Sultans and Karachi Kings, was the distinction between the 2 leagues. Before transferring to the PSL, Wasim himself had been the bowling coach of Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL until 2016.

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“The answer I got from them was the quality of bowling in PSL was much better than IPL. In all IPL teams, there is at least one bowler who can be attacked, according to the top foreigners,” he stated.

Saying that the quality of native batsmen unearthed in the PSL isn’t but on the requirements of the IPL, Wasim singled out Peshawar Zalmi’s Haider Ali and Multan Sultan’s Zeeshan Ashraf for reward.

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