Pakistan’s limited overs vice-captain and star performer, Shadab Khan will be in action during the Vitality Blast 2023. Sussex signs Shadab khan for vitality blast 2023. The news was announced by Sussex Sharks on 17th January 2023 on Twitter. Below is what they tweeted:
Welcome to Sussex for the 2023 T20 Blast, Shadab Khan. 🌟 pic.twitter.com/siabl1WUwX
— Sussex Cricket (@SussexCCC) January 17, 2023
The Sussex Sharks were glad to announce the signing of Pakistan’s vice-captain for the 2023 Vitality Blast season.
I love playing cricket in England. I know Mushtaq Ahmed is a legend at Sussex and it’s an honour to follow in his footsteps.
Sussex has a proud history and I hope that my skillset will help the team achieve great things in the Blast this year. https://t.co/K5LU1ybeOZ
— Shadab Khan (@76Shadabkhan) January 17, 2023
In 84 appearances, Shadab Khan has 98 T20I wickets to his name. He is Pakistan’s all time 2nd highest wicket taker in T20I cricket, just behind Shahid Afridi. He also has scored 476 runs with the bat in T20Is at an explosive strike rate of 143. Shadab Khan also took on twitter and stated that he loves playing in England:
The Vitality Blast 2023 will be played somewhere between May-June 2023. Shadab Khan has overall featured in more than 200 T20 games scoring over 2000 runs and picking 258 wickets too. This will be his first ever appearance in Vitality Blast.