KARACHI: Karachi Kings’ young right-handed opener Tayyab Tahir expressed his pleasure for the opportunity to share the dressing room with ‘great players’ amid his stint with the former champions in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) eight.
Tayyab, who represented the Kings in PSL 8, termed it as a great experience after his side bowed out from the tournament on a winning note.
Taking to Twitter, the right-handed opener also expressed his pleasure in sharing the dressing room with some great players and stated that the Kings will try to make a strong comeback.
“Well it’s been great feeling to part of [Karachi Kings],” wrote Tayyab. “And feel blessed to sharing dressing room with great players and Thank you so much for this experience,” he added.
“We will try to come harder next year inshAllah.”
Well it’s been great feeling to part of @KarachiKingsARY #HBLPSL8
And feel blessed to sharing dressing room with great players and Thank you so much for this experience.
We will try to come harder next year inshAllah pic.twitter.com/lodZi1STED
— Tayyab Tahir (@imtayyabtahir) March 13, 2023
Tayyab represented the Kings in five matches this season. He scored 137 runs at an average of 27.4 and smashed two brilliant half-centuries.
Meanwhile, another emerging cricketer Muhammad Irfan Khan, who impressed with his batting and fielding skills in PSL 8, also expressed his gratitude for concluding the tournament on a winning note and is determined that his side will bounce back in the next edition.
“Alhamdulillah ended the tournament on a high note. Unfortunately couldn’t qualify for the playoffs,” wrote Irfan.
“Thank you everyone for your immense support, we will bounce back next year IN SHA ALLAH,” he added.
Alhamdulillah ended the tournament on a high note. Unfortunately couldn’t qualify for the playoffs…
Thank you everyone for your immense support, we will bounce back next year IN SHA ALLAH! 👊🏻💙@KarachiKingsARY @thePSLt20 #psl #kkfamily pic.twitter.com/M66srR42ef
— Muhammad Irfan Khan (@mirfankhan_75) March 13, 2023
It is worth mentioning that notable contributions by debutant opener Muhammad Akhlaq and skipper Imad Wasim guided the Kings to a massive total of 196/7 before bowlers led the side to a crushing 86-run victory over Lahore Qalandars.
The dominating victory over Qalandars in their final PSL 8 fixture lifted the Kings to finish in fifth spot as they concluded the extravaganza with six points in 10 matches.