The West – Usman Qadir needed two stitches to repair the damage to his wrist from his most recent wicket celebration but his exuberance extends beyond his Scorchers impact to his move to Perth.

Summary

  • Usman Qadir needed two stitches to repair the damage to his wrist from his most recent wicket celebration but his exuberance extends beyond his Scorchers impact to his move to Perth.
  • Qadir took the biggest step towards rewarding Perth and WA coach Adam Voges for his faith when he bowled with considerable zip to claim 1-28 in the win over the Sydney Sixers at Perth Stadium on Sunday.
  • It was Qadir’s most threatening display since his move to Perth four months ago.
  • Qadir paid tribute to Voges, who was the principal mover in his recruitment and kept supporting the bowler despite his indifferent start to his Australian career.
  • Qadir is a devout Muslim and his dry sense of humour has made him a popular figure in the Perth and WA dressing rooms.


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