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Rashid goes to Trent Rockets for £125,000

Rashid goes to Trent Rockets for £125,000

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Oct 21, 2019 - 13:40

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Afghanistaninfo-icon’s leg-spinner Rashid Khan has been picked for £125,000 by Trent Rockets in Sunday's inaugural The Hundred draft.

The 21 years old Afghan leggie will play alongside England Test captain Joe Root, who hailed Khan as "one of the best players in the worldinfo-icon".

Root was quoted as saying by the BBC: "It's going to be great to have Rashid join us at Trent Bridge next summer. I've played against him and I know he's … one of the best players in the world."

Rashid Khan has grabbed 81 wickets in Twenty20, making him ideal for the new eight-team UK-based competition. The event will feature 100 balls per innings.

Ironically, West Indian maestro Chris Gayle was not selected for next year´s competition. But his compatriot Andre Russell went to the Southern Brave.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud

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