PSL sensation Usama Mir shares an inspirational message for his fans
He has been the find of PSL in the last sensation.
Published - Dec 27, 2017 4:03 pm | Updated - Dec 28, 2017 10:40 am
The advent of Pakistan Super League (PSL) has paved way for a lot of youngsters in the country to showcase their talent at the highest level. Usama Mir has been one of them who shined in the tournament and then went on to represent his country in the different leagues around the World as well. Unfortunately, an injury threatened to cut-short his career at a very early age at the same time last year. However, he returned with a bang and has an inspirational message for his fans across the country.
Recently, on December 23, he turned 22 and was injured during the same time in 2016 with a cloud hovering his career. Though he never gave up and made a successful comeback in the T20 extravaganza of Pakistan only to finish as the third highest wicket-taker of the tournament. The success also earned him a contract in Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) with Rajshahi Kings franchise and the recently concluded inaugural edition of T10 Cricket League in Dubai.
Never give up
Usama Mir, the leg-spinner, has been a sensation for Pakistan cricket ever since he has made his comeback from injury. He is soon expected to play for his country and fulfill the dream of his life. He shared a message for his followers on Twitter recalling the old days which read, “This time last year I was almost out of cricket permanently with an injury. I worked hard, never gave up & came back as the 3rd highest wicket-taker in PSL. Then the highest wicket-taker in the u23 cup. Also played BPL & t10. A lot can happen in a year. Never give up. #believe”
Mir has so far played 36 T20s across all the leagues and has picked up 38 wickets at an impressive average of 23.28. His economy of 7.35 and strike rate of 19 has also garnered him a lot of praise from the cricketing fraternity. He has also featured in 10 first-class games and 13 List A matches and has to improve with stats not being as impressive compared to the shortest format of the game.
Here’ the tweet of Usama Mir:
This time last year I was almost out of cricket permanently with an injury. I worked hard, never gave up & came back as the 3rd highest wicket taker in PSL. Then the highest wicket taker in the u23 cup. Also played BPL & t10.
A lot can happen in a year. Never give up. #believe
— Usama Mir (@iamusamamir) December 26, 2017