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Jamaicans Gayle, Russell ‘icons’ in Afghan league

Jamaica Observer – DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — West Indies superstars Chris Gayle and Andre Russell have been drafted as ‘icons’ for their respective franchises in the Afghanistan Premier League which bowls off next month.

Summary

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — West Indies superstars Chris Gayle and Andre Russell have been drafted as ‘icons’ for their respective franchises in the Afghanistan Premier League which bowls off next month.
  • In the draft staged here Monday, Balkh picked up the veteran Gayle as their ‘icon’ player while Nangarhar snatched up all-rounder Russell.
  • Although in the twilight of his career Gayle remains a highly sought-after player on the global T20 circuit.
  • Russell, meanwhile, is also viewed as a prized asset in the T20 format, where his explosive lower order batting, steady medium pace and outstanding fielding has earned him contracts in nearly every league across the world.
  • Both players are currently campaigning in the Caribbean Premier League which wraps up Sunday in Port of Spain, Trinidad.


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