Know your Champions Trophy squad: Haris Sohail

Know your Champions Trophy squad: Haris Sohail
Haris Sohail.

The talented left-handed middle-order batsman, Haris Sohail is all set to make his comeback in international cricket in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 as he replaced the injured Umar Akmal in the squad.

Haris Sohail sustained a knee injury in 2015, after which he got a surgery and underwent a long rehabilitation session before returning to competitive cricket during Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017.

Haris had a decent start to his, making his debut ODI debut against West Indies at Gros Islet in July 2013, he scored his first half-century in just his fifth outing.

The left-handed batsman took the responsibility of an allrounder in 2014, when Mohammad Hafeez got reported for having an illegal bowling action and got banned from bowling in international cricket.

The 28-year old did a more than decent job with the ball as he picked 9 wickets in the thirteen innings in which he bowled, his economy rate was also impressive as a makeshift bowler with 5.84.

Haris Sohail has maintained an average of 43.00 in 22 matches he has so far played in the Pakistani colours, he has struck 7 half-centuries, but yet to convert them in three figures.

He is the kind of batsman that Pakistan needs in the middle order along with the young Babar Azam and experienced Shoaib Malik. He can efficiently rotate the strike and can also hit some long balls.