The South African all-rounder Jean Paul Duminy has confirmed that he will be touring Pakistan with Islamabad United’s squad for the playoffs and final.
Duminy, who made his PSL debut this year, earlier told that there was a bit chance of him touring to Pakistan but yesterday, confirmed that he will be coming for the playoffs and final. “I will be coming to Pakistan with Islamabad United’s squad to for the playoffs and final” he confirmed.
The star batsman praised the standard of cricket being played in PSL and told that he enjoyed every match. “It’s definitely a high standard of cricket. You have seen the matches, the way they end, I thoroughly enjoyed the standard. It shows the success which Pakistan international team had last year,” he said.
“You can see it through the youth that is coming through within this tournament and it is exciting to see, specially for Pakistan,” he added.
Furthermore, he also complimented Misbah ul Haq for his captaincy skills and told that the United’s skipper is not a man with many words but someone who shows through example. “He is a great leader and we definitely missed him in first few games that he missed because of injury. He is the type of guy who leads from front,” he told.
“Misbah is not a man with many words but the one who shows through example and not only us but everybody in our team follows that example,” he added.
Talking about the playing condition in Sharjah and Dubai, he told that it has been really good for batting. “It is not my first tour in Dubai but it has been really good for batting. I thoroughly enjoyed it and it’s good to be able to bat in top of the inning with Luke Ronchi and we formed a nice partnership so far,” he told.
The star all-rounder, who only played Indian Premier League (IPL) before PSL, believed that Pakistan’s league is one of the better leagues in world. “I have only played in IPL and haven’t played any other league around the world so it’s difficult to judge it (PSL) but so far my experience is that PSL is one of the better leagues in term of standard of cricket and organization around it,” he told.