Srinagar: Ihsanullah impressed on his Pakistan debut by claiming two first over wickets against Afghanistan.
Before that Ihsanullah was picked up in the draft for The Hundred. Former England cricket captain, Nasser Hussain, during the draft called Ihsanullah, as “absolutely box office” player.
Speaking about the Pakistan cricketer, Hussain expressed his admiration for Ihsanullah’s impressive 150 kph bowling speed and his status as the player of the tournament in the recent Pakistan Super League (PSL) season eight.
“Ihsanullah is absolutely box office, he really is. 150 kph, player of the tournament in the PSL. He will steam in and will give Oval Invincibles some pace that they absolutely need,” he said.
The 54-year-old also spoke about other notable Pakistan cricketers, including Babar Azam and Shaheen Afridi, whom he described as “complete box office” players. He also praised Mohammad Rizwan, further emphasizing Pakistan’s strength in the sport.
“Babar Azam is one of the great players in world cricket, Shaheen Afridi is complete box office and there’s Mohammad Rizwan as well,” former England captain Nasser Hussain concluded.
The comments from Hussain come ahead of the upcoming The Hundred tournament as it is set to begin on July 21st and will feature a host of top international players from around the world.