World News – UA – Melbourne Renegades signs Imran Tahir and Noor Ahmad for next BBL


Melbourne [Australia], October 29 (ANI): The Melbourne Renegades confirmed on Thursday the signing of two overseas stars – Imran Tahir and Noor Ahmad for the next edition of the Big Bash League (BBL)

Tahir, the South African spinner, brings over 300 matches of T20 experience to the Renegades and will be available for post-Christmas matches. His absence from the pre-Christmas matches will be filled by Afghan spinner Noor Ahmad

With Mohammad Nabi’s signing confirmed this week and the Noor / Tahir combination also secured, the Renegades have a remaining international spot on the roster after Cricket Australia’s announcement allows each club to sign a third international player. the first time, the three international rookies will be able to take the field in a starting XI this season

« Imran Tahir has excelled in the T20 format around the world and he will be another real wicket-take threat, » Renegades coach Michael Klinger said in an official statement

« We have been following Noor Ahmad closely for over a year now and although he is very early in his career, he is an exciting prospect and he has a few tips that will make life difficult for drummers » , he added

Tahir currently plays for the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League and was the competition’s main wicket-taker last year

« I watched the Big Bash from afar, admired how competitive they are I look forward to joining my new Renegades teammates and working hard with them to produce a successful season, » said Tahir

Noor secured a Caribbean Premier League contract earlier this year and won a T20 trophy under Mohammad Nabi in 2019

« Renegades fans and Big Bash devotees may not know much about Noor at this point, but I can tell you that he’s a very exciting talent who I think has a great future in the game, « said Nabi

Renegades squad (to date): Noor Ahmad (AFG), Cameron Boyce, Zak Evans, Aaron Finch (c), Jake Fraser-McGurk, Sam Harper, Marcus Harris, Mackenzie Harvey, Jon Holland, Shaun Marsh, Mohammad Nabi (AFG), James Pattinson, Kane Richardson, Will Sutherland, Imran Tahir (RSA), Beau Webster

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World News – AU – Melbourne Renegades signs Imran Tahir, Noor Ahmad for the next BBL


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