Yasir Jan's both-handed action. Picture courtesy: Facebook
Yasir Jan’s both-handed action. Picture courtesy: Facebook

Pakistan have traditionally produced legendary fast bowlers who have brought in a lot of new features to the game. Names like Waqar Younus, Wasim Akram and Shoaib Akhtar have become greats from being match-winners and are idols to many. But this time, Pakistan have found a distinct talent as a pacer who has been in the limelight for quite a long time now. Yasir Jan, a pacer in Pakistan’s domestic circuit, can bowl equally well with both arms. While his average pace is around 145 kmph while with the left hand it is around 135 kmph. READ: Pakistan’s ambidextrous pacer bags 10-year-contract with PSL’s Lahore Qalandars

With this special quality, the player has impressed Aaqib Javed during the talent hunt for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) team Lahore Qalandars and has bagged a contract with the team. Jan has admitted that apart from heroes from his own countries, he is also inspired by Dale Steyn. Read more PSL news: PSL 2017: Kevin Pietersen retained by Quetta Gladiators

Talking to AFP, he said, I ve been bowling with both arms since I was a kid. Waqar bhai (brother) and Wasim bhai were bowling in 2003 when I saw my first World Cup. I really liked watching them I d copy them. And I kept working and working at it and I got good. And it s helped me get picked. READ: PSL 2017: Pakistan to stage fly-in, fly-out final in Lahore

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The bowler will be seen in action from the next season of PSL.