Rashid khan-First Afgani In BBL
Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan became the first player from his country to play in the Big Bash League as he joined the Adelaide Strikers for the seventh edition of the competition.
“I am very happy to have signed with the Strikers for the BBL,” said the teenager. “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. I look forward to linking up with my Strikers teammates and backroom staff.”
— CPL T20 (@CPL) September 7, 2017
Adelaide Strikers coach Jason Gillespie stated that the team is thrilled to have him. “Rashid has set the world alight in T20 cricket with his energy, enthusiasm, and great control for a young guy.” “He has some great variations, can bowl stump-to-stump and can be very hard to pick. We’re delighted to be able to offer him the opportunity to play for the Adelaide Strikers,” said the former Australian pacer.
Rashid Khan-New Sensation For T20 Leagues
Khan is the Strikers’ second overseas signing this season after South African batsman Colin Ingram.
The 7th edition of the Big Bash League commences on 19th December.
Earlier, Rashid Khan was bought for a whopping ₹4crore by the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL and also represented the Guyana Amazon Warriors in the recently concluded Caribbean Premier League.
Rashid Khan has produced a number of wonderful performances lately that include some sensational bowling for the Sunrisers Hyderabad at the IPL where he took 17 wickets at an economy of 6.62 and helping the Guyana Amazon Warriors to 3rd place in the Caribbean Premier League where he ended the tournament as the 5th highest wicket taker with 14 wickets at an economy rate of just 5.82.
Besides the franchise T20 leagues, Khan has also been very consistent for Afghanistan over the past couple of months which is one of the key reasons why the nation is currently a full member.
Rashid Khan-BBL 2018 Salary
As per the norms of BBL,each team have the salary cap of USD 1.4 Millions per season for new and retained contracts.
The Adelaide Striker Signs A deal Of Around 80,000 USD (INR 40 Lakhs) with Rashid Khan To Play In Just 1 Season of Big Bash League.
However He Gets whopping 4 Crore INR in IPL Season in 2017.