Times of India – ADELAIDE: Afghanistan’s spin sensation Rashid Khan will play for the Adelaide Strikers in Australia’s Twenty20 Big Bash League later this year, the club said on Thursday.

Summary

  • ADELAIDE: Afghanistan’s spin sensation Rashid Khan will play for the Adelaide Strikers in Australia’s Twenty20 Big Bash League later this year, the club said on Thursday.
  • “It is a huge honour to be a part of such a great tournament and even more of an honour to be the first Afghanistan player to participate on the BBL stage.
  • “Adelaide Strikers coach Jason Gillespie hailed Rashid’s signing as a “major coup”.
  • “Rashid has set the world alight in T20 cricket with his energy, enthusiasm, and great control for a young guy,” Gillespie said.
  • “Rashid has claimed 63 wickets in 29 one-day internationals, including the fourth best figures in one-day history — 7 for 18 against the West Indies in June.


Read more…