Afghanistan Players nowadays are in quite demand in T20 Leagues
Presence of Afghanistan Players in IPL 2022 is not an exception as Afghanistan players in Big Bash League and recently concluded PSL 2022 played important part for their teams.
The country fielded its first ever Paralympian at the Tokyo Paralympics. Cricket too has seen a meteoric rise with several players playing in various leagues across the world. The IPL has fortunately also been graced by the presence of several stars in the Afghan national team. We take a look at a few of them and all that they have achieved with their teams.
Afghanistan Players in Gujarat Titans 2022 Squad
Three Afghanistan will have the opportunity to play in one of the new IPL teams Gujrat Titans in IPL 2022 edition. Spinners Rashid Khan, Noor Ahmed and wicket keeper batsman Rahmanullah Gurbaz are the three Afghan cricketers in GT 2022 team.
Rashid Khan is one of the regular member of IPL on overseas quota and had played for Sunrisers Hyderabad regularly in the past and that too with great success. This year Rashid has been released from SRH squad and got picked by GT.
Another mystery spinner from Afghanistan Noor Ahmed has been picked by GT in their squad for IPL 2022 edition. This will be Noor Ahmned’s first in one of the best t20 leagues in world cricket but he has already represented team like Melbiourne Renegades, Quetta Gladiators, Karachi Kings and Galle Gladiators in his short T20 career. He is yet to make his international debut for Afghanistan.
Another young Afghanistan cricketer Rahmanullah Gurbaz has been brought in by GT for his first IPL stint. He replace Jason Roy in the squad who pulled out of IPL 2022 due to some reasons. Like Noor Rahman already represented franchises in BPL, PSL and LPL during his young T20 career. He already scored ODI century on international debut.
Afghanistan Cricketer in Kolkata Knight Riders
Seasoned all-rounder Mohammad Nabi will be joining his new team KKR in IPL 2022 as he also got released by SRH before IPL 2022 auction. Nabi is another seasoned IPL campaigner as well as represented many teams in other T20 leagues around the globe.
Afghanistan Player in Sunrisers Hyderabad
Sunrisers Hyderabad picked up a rookie Afghan fast bowlwe Fazal e Haq Farooqui to complete their IPL squad 2022. Fazal is new to international circui and just played handful of matches both at domestic and international level. In T20 franchise cricket he played in BPL 2022 edition for Ministers Group Dhaka team.