Lahore Qalandars’ Captain Celebrates Fifty Against Quetta Gladiators Amid Criticism

Lahore Qalandars’ captain in the HBL PSL 9, Sohail Akhtar, has often found himself batting in the middle order, showing glimpses of good innings on several occasions. Just a day before, former captain Wasim Akram criticized the change in Qalandars’ batting order, suggesting that the team management should understand that Shahin Afridi isn’t an all-rounder.

On Sunday, Lahore Qalandars’ captain demonstrated his batting prowess against Quetta Gladiators at the National Stadium in Karachi by scoring a fifty off 28 deliveries. Following his impressive performance, he celebrated with gestures, indicating to critics to remain silent.

Sohail Akhtar’s innings was significant not only for its runs but also for the manner in which he silenced his detractors. Despite facing criticism for the team’s batting order, Akhtar’s performance showcased his ability to adapt and deliver under pressure.

The celebration with gestures suggested a sense of satisfaction and confidence in his abilities, sending a message to critics that he is capable of rising to the occasion and leading from the front.

As the Lahore Qalandars continue their journey in the HBL PSL 9, Sohail Akhtar’s innings against Quetta Gladiators serves as a reminder of his resilience and determination to prove himself on the field, despite facing scrutiny off it.