T20 BLAST 2020
Shadab is one in every of essentially the most delightful hasten bowlers in world cricket: Alec Stewart © Getty
Shut on the heels of signing Michael Neser for next year’s County Championship, Surrey hang signed Pakistan legspinnerShadab Khanfor the 2020 T20 Blast. Having won the inaugural season, Surrey hang now now not made it to the finals since 2013.
“I’ve been making an try ahead to this likelihood to play county cricket for a extraordinarily very long time and T20 cricket at The Kia Oval is an unlimited space to originate,” Shadab acknowledged. “I’m honoured to be following in the footsteps of some large Pakistan cricketers and would possibly per chance well attain my most attention-grabbing to create both my fresh personnel and the Surrey followers proud.”
Shadab, 21, has played 35 T20Is for his country, taking 46 wickets at a median of 20.06. He’s additionally represented Islamabad United in the PSL, Trinbago Knight Riders and Guyana Amazon Warriors in the Caribbean Premier League as neatly as Brisbane Warmth in the Grand Bash League.
Director of cricket Alec Stewart acknowledged: “Shadab is one in every of essentially the most delightful hasten bowlers in world cricket and we glimpse ahead to seeing him compose for Surrey next year.”