The introduction of Pakistan Super League (PSL) has made way for a lot of young cricketers in the country to showcase their talent at the highest level. Usama Mir has been one of them who shined in the tournament and earn accolades from international coaches.
Unfortunately, an injury threatened to cut short his delightful career at a very early age at the same time last year. However, he fought his way back and had recently shared a heart-warming message for his fans.
Mir made a strong comeback from injury to become the third highest wicket-taker in this year PSL and earned him a team in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). He also played in the recently concluded T1o tournament at Dubai.
Recently, Mir took to Twitter to post an inspirational message for his fans. He shared his story and urged everybody not to give up.
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
“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.”
So far Mir has played 36 T20s across all the leagues and has bagged 38 wickets at an impressive average of 23.28. His economy of 7.35 and strike rate of 19 has also earned him accolades from the cricketing fraternity.