Afghanistan is one of the newest team in world cricket but progression of their players especially in t20 leagues is phenomenal. Presence of Afghanistan Cricketers in CPL 2022 is not surprising but presence of new players instead of old race horses like Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi is exciting.
Afghan Cricketers in CPL 2022
Number of Afghan players in Caribbean League remains same just like last year but the two players getting the nod this time are different. CPL is one the top T20 franchise league in world cricket now a days but fixture of 2022 Asia Cup limit the inclusion of more Afghan players.
- Mystery spinner Mujeeb ur Rehman has been picked by Barbados Royals this year.
- Whereas Izharul Haq Naveed will represent ST Kitts & Navious Patriots.
Afghanistan cricketers in CPL 2021
There are half dozen Afghan cricketers picked in initial CPL draft but only 2 CPL franchise have picked up 3 Afghan players in final squads for 2021 edition of Caribbean Premier League. Due to CPL fixtures for 2021 collided with Afghanistan series many top players not available for CPL 2021.
List of Afghanistan Cricketers in CPL 2021
- Waqar Salamkheil & Naveen-ul-Haq to play for Guyana Amazon Warriors.
- Qais Ahmad will represent Jamaica Tallawahs