Usman Khan will play against Pakistan (Photo: PSL)
New Delhi: Born in Pakistan, now cricketer Usman Khan has made up his mind to play cricket against his own country. The 28-year-old batsman first grabbed eyeballs earlier this year when he scored a 36-ball century in the Pakistan Super League. This was the fastest century in the history of this league. Usman Khan is part of the Multan Sultans team in PSL.
Usman Khan, who has played 2 first class, 1 List A match and 21 T20 matches in Pakistan’s domestic cricket, says that he will now show his ability by playing against Pakistan. He said in an interview that his dream is no longer to play for Pakistan but to make an international debut for UAE.
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No chance in Pak team even after century in 36 balls
Let us tell you that when Usman Khan scored the fastest century of PSL in 36 balls, the discussions about his debut for Pakistan cricket started gaining momentum. But this did not happen. After this, he gave up the idea of playing cricket for Pakistan.
Now intend to play cricket from UAE
Now Usman wants to play for the UAE national cricket team and is hoping to face the Pakistan cricket team someday if given a chance. According to ICC rules, Pakistan-born Usman Khan will have to live in UAE for the first 3 years. Only then he will be eligible to play with the national team there. Apart from this, he should also have a lot of experience of playing in T20 leagues outside Pakistan.
Usman angry at being ignored in Pakistan
Usman Khan is upset at not getting a chance in Pakistan even after doing consistently well. This is the reason that now he is turning to UAE. He said that no one cares about me in Pakistan. No one is going to watch my game. This is the reason why I was not even getting chances. So I came to UAE and started working hard. I am continuing my hard work. Just waiting to be eligible to play for UAE team.
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