BIRMINGHAM: As many as eight Pakistani gamers will characteristic on this yr’s version of the Vitality Blast that’s set to start from Saturday (at the moment) at Birmingham’s Edgbaston stadium.
This would be the 21st version of the match which was the primary precision T20 league when it began in June 2003 because the Twenty20 Cup.
Pakistan’s ace quick bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi, skilled pacer Hasan Ali, trendy left-hand opening batsman Shan Masood, all-rounder Shadab Khan, left-arm spinner Zafar Gohar, leg-spinner Usama Mir, younger weapons Haider Ali and Zaman Khan shall be in motion within the match which is able to final for 9 weeks.
Shaheen Shah Afridi
Left-arm quick bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi has signed for Nottinghamshire Outlaws for this yr’s Blast.
Within the 2020 version of the match, Shaheen briefly represented Hampshire Hawks. In a match towards Middlesex, he took 4 wickets on 4 deliveries.
Left-handed opening batter Shan Masood is main Yorkshire Vikings this yr.
Masood additionally featured in final yr’s Vitality Blast and was the best run scorer for the Derbyshire Falcons. He scored 547 runs and led Falcons to quarter finals.
Skilled Take a look at cricketer Hasan Ali who’s signed a contract with Warwickshire CCC for this season will characteristic within the T20 match as nicely.
Proper-arm pacer Hasan shall be in motion for Birmingham Bears and is more likely to lead the tempo assault together with Chris Woakes.
All-rounder Shadab Khan has signed a cope with Sussex Sharks and shall be representing them for everything of the match.
Proper-arm leg spinner Shadab who leads Islamabad United within the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) performed for Yorkshire the final season.
Derbyshire have signed explosive batsman Haider Ali for this county season. Haider will even play for Derbyshire Falcons within the T20 Blast match.
The 22-year-old has performed 33 T20Is for Pakistan. He has performed for Peshawar Zalmi and Karachi Kings within the PSL.
Haider was drafted by Derbyshire coach Mickey Arthur who can be the director of the Pakistan males’s cricket staff.
Left-arm spinner Zafar Gohar shall be in motion once more for Gloucestershire CCC. Zafar who’s cemented his place within the Gloucestershire fold along with his all-round efficiency within the final three seasons shall be in motion for Gloucester Gorillas within the blast.
The 21-year-old pacer has been drafted by Derbyshire Falcons for the match together with Haider Ali.
The younger tempo sensation is a product of Lahore Qalandars’ gamers growth program and just lately made his worldwide debut for Pakistan within the T20I sequence towards Afghanistan.
Leg spinner Usama Mir will symbolize Worcestershire Rapids within the blast.
Mir has performed six ODIs for Pakistan and has featured for Karachi Kings and just lately Multan Sultans within the PSL.