KARACHI: If there’s one success story to be celebrated from the not too long ago concluded Quaid-e-Azam Trophy — Pakistan’s premier home match, it needs to be that of Hasan Ali — the captain of Central Punjab.
The re-rise of Hasan Ali not solely showcased his return to the shape but it surely it additionally highlighted his function because the architect of the exceptional fight-back by Central Punjab within the match.
The defending champions had been trailing on the backside of the desk even after 6 rounds of the match. Led by Hasan Ali nevertheless, who stepped in as captain after Azhar Ali left to affix Pakistan group in New Zealand, the group didn’t lose hope.
Hasan’s efficiency performed a serious function within the group’s combat again from the underside and being positioned as joint winners of the match after the nail-biting ultimate resulted in a tie — a primary ever tied ultimate within the historical past of first-class cricket.
No surprise the 25-year-old quick bowler was named the very best participant of the match — with 43 wickets to his credit score, probably the most by any quick bowler within the match and 273 runs, together with a century in ultimate and two half-centuries.
However, this wasn’t a straightforward activity for him as he was making a comeback from harm.
“It was very challenging for me as I was making a comeback after multiple injuries that kept me out of action,” he mentioned.
“Whatever I went through in the last few months motivated me to stand up and fight back. I was eager to play cricket and was hungry to do everything that’s needed to be done for a comeback,” mentioned a visibly happy Hassan after the ultimate of Quaid-e-Azam Trophy.
Hasan final performed for Pakistan in June 2019, after which a number of accidents saved him out of motion and delayed his return to the nationwide facet however now he feels that he’s “back on track”.
“I have worked really hard. I knew that hard work and determination can bring results for me and it has now resulted in my success here,” Hassan mentioned.
“I am sure my fans would be happy to see me back in form now,” he added.