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Nabi to play for Kent in Vitality Blast campaign

2 Mar 2019 - 06:09
2 Mar 2019 - 06:09

KABUL’s star all-rounder Mohammad Nabi would play for Kent, the southern British county has announced.

Nabi, who made his international debut in 2009, would play for the county in the first 11 matches of the 2019 Vitality Blast campaign, Kent announced

Known for his battling and bowling skills, the all-rounder from Logar province has been part of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and the Big Bash.

He has played 68 T20 Internationals and 106 one-dayers, capturing 114 wickets and scoring 2,763 runs. He has a batting strike rate of 145.12.

“I’m very pleased to be joining Kent as I have heard good things about the club. I always want my team to be successful and I hope I can contribute to wins,” the all-rounder said.

Kent’s Director Paul Downton was quoted as saying: “We are thrilled to have beaten several other counties to sign Nabi for our Vitality Blast campaign.

“He has been an outstanding performer in T20 International cricket as well the global T20 competitions for a number of years.”

Nabi represented Leicestershire in the T20 Blast last season and hit 86 off 32 balls to help the Foxes beat Lancashire Lightning at Old Trafford.

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