Afghanistan Players have got the reputation of being T20 Specialists nowadays. However, in the LPL 2021 there won’t be top notched Afghanistan players featuring. Only a couple of Afghanistan Players in Lanka Premier League are picked in draft.
Following is the list of 2 Afghan Cricketers in Lanka Premier League 2021:
Afghanistan Players in Lanka Premier League
Afghanistan Players in Dambulla Giants
The aggressive middle order batsman, Najibullah Zadran will play as an overseas Players for Dambulla Giants in LPL 2021. The left hander possesses great six hitting ability which is justified by his strike rate of 137 in T20 Cricket.
In the recently concluded World T20, Zadran scored 172 runs in 5 games for Afghanistan. He had a strike rate of 135 throughout the World T20 2021 and was the best batsman of Afghanistan in the event. If he continues his electric form in LPL, it will be a big positive for Dambulla Giants. This will be Najib’s first ever LPL Season.
Afghanistan Cricketers in LPL 2021 Jaffna Kings
Jaffna Kings opted for wicket-keeper batsman Rahmanullah Gurbaz from Afghanistan. Gurbaz featured for Kandy Tuskers in LPL 2020. In LPL 2020 edition Gurbaz scored 187 runs at an average of 21 and with a humungous strike rate of 157.
He brings out absolute carnage to the crease with his bat, while his wicket-keeping is a bonus for teams. He had a quiet World T20 2021 apart from his 46 against Scotland. He got starts but failed to convert them into big innings, however on his day, Gurbaz could be very destructive.