Hasan Ali urges fans continue support after ICC honour
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Hasan Ali urges fans to continue support after ICC honour

Hasan Ali
Hasan Ali. Credits - Twitter.

The young sensation from Pakistan Hasan Ali has been on the role for his national side which saw him being honoured by the world cricket body International Cricket Council with the Emerging Cricketer of the Year 2017 on Thursday.

The right-arm medium pacer, Ali, who hails from Mandi Bahauddin region in Punjab, has set his horizon to play across formats and reap the rewards for the side and to make his country proud.

“Keep supporting me and Pakistan Team Shukriyaa Pakistan,” Hasan, who is in New Zealand with Pakistan team for the bilateral series revealed in a video message on his official Twitter handle.

Eager to claim more in his early days of his international career, Ali, who made his international debut in August 2016, has further crossed the barrier to become number one One-day International bowler in the ICC ranking following his incredible run with the white-ball.

Ali, who has been handy with the bat as well, has further taken to the micro-blogging site Twitter to thank his fans for their unconditional support while asking them to keep back him for such performances in the foreseeable future as well.

“Thank you for my fans, and I hope to win more honours for my country,” Ali said.

Ali went on to express his delight by extending the greeting to his family which further saw him praising the efforts of the teammates and hailing the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for making the services available throughout.

“I am very happy for being awarded the ICC’s Emerging Cricketer of the Year award, I would like to thanks my family and friend as well as my team-mates,” Ali maintained.

Ali won the Man of the tournament for his 13 wickets in the United Kingdom when Pakistan lift the coveted maiden title of the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy.

Ali’s bowling average was recorded as impressive 14.69 which further saw his economy rate of 4.29 before grabbing the limelight across the globe.

Owing to the success Ali as a bowler went on to play the pivotal role which further saw him lauding the efforts of the bowling coach Azhar Mahmood for his unconditional support through thick and the thin.

In 2017, Ali has claimed 35 wickets at an average of 17.04 which expressed his dedication to the gentleman’s game.

In overall 30 ODIs, Ali has bagged 62 scalps at an average of 21.40. He has claimed three five-wicket hauls and a solitary five-wicket haul.

The supremely gifted bowler has also featured in 12 Twenty20 Internationals and two Tests which saw him collecting 86 wickets across formats so far.

Ali registered the five-wicket haul against Windies, Australia and of late Sri Lanka.

Here’s is what Hasan Ali said:

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Tahir Ibn Manzoor

Tahir Ibn Manzoor is a staffer at Cricket Addictor, who follows cricket like food and he has a great affection for the long-form journalism. He Tweets @TahirIbnManzoor