Wahab Riaz to Take part in ‘The Hundred’


Pakistan’s left-arm quick bowler, Wahab Riaz, has been picked up by Trent Rockets for the inaugural version of cricket’s newest competitors, ‘The Hundred’. Riaz was not picked up by any franchise in the course of the preliminary draft however he has been roped in as the newest addition within the substitute draft.


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Riaz will substitute Australian quick bowler, Nathan Coulter-Nile, who withdrew from the competitors as a consequence of scheduling conflicts.

The left-arm pacer will probably be certainly one of solely two Pakistanis taking part within the thrilling new match. Former worldwide pacer, Mohammad Amir, was the primary Pakistani participant to be picked up within the draft, he will probably be representing London Spirit within the first version of the match.

Leg-spinner, Shadab Khan and quick bowler, Shaheen Afridi, have been additionally picked up within the draft however just lately withdrew from the competitors as a consequence of worldwide commitments. Each the gamers have been chosen on the nationwide facet for his or her tour of the West Indies subsequent month.


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The 36-year previous has not been part of Pakistan’s nationwide facet since final 12 months and it appears unlikely that he will probably be referred to as up anytime quickly. Riaz himself has expressed his need to make a comeback to the nationwide staff and appears adamant to carry out in franchise T20 leagues to stake his declare again into the nationwide setup.

Riaz just lately captained Peshawar Zalmi to their fourth remaining in Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) historical past however sadly, he couldn’t rally his troops to a victory. He completed because the second-highest wicket-taker within the match, selecting up 18 wickets at a median of 23.44 and an financial system price of 8.97 in 11 matches.

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