The start of Australia's premier T20 competition—Big Bash League (BBL)—is less than a week away as fans are eagerly waiting to witness their favorite players battling it out for the league title.
The opening match will feature Hobart Hurricanes and Sydney Sixers on December 10 whereas the final will be played on February 6, 2021.
The Sixers will be defending their crown as they won the competition in 2019 with a win over Melbourne Stars.
Here are five players who might not be the most stylish or the biggest name taking part in the competition but surely possess the ability to produce the goods when it matters the most.
Dilbar Hussain (Melbourne Stars)
First in the list features Melbourne Stars' pacer Dilbar Hussain. The 27-year-old emerged on to the scene in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and has since impressed everyone with his ability to read the game and produce the goods in testing times, especially in the shortest format of the game. The right-armer had a great game for Lahore Qalandars in the final of the PSL 2020 where he claimed figures of 2-28. Dilbar will be returning to the BBL after playing a solitary game in the 2019 edition.
Imad Wasim (Melbourne Renegades)
Melbourne Renegades' Imad Wasim is the second player on the list of sleepers for BBL 2020-21. The franchise signed Pakistan all-rounder for the second phase of the competition. Imad is an extremely underrated cricketer and is currently one of the most economical bowlers in