2017 ICC Champions Trophy: Rumman Raees Replaces Injured Wahab Riaz
Rumman Raees, the Sindh fast bowler has been announced as the replacement for Wahab Riaz, who was earlier ruled out of the ongoing Champions Trophy 2017.
Raees, who played for Islamabad United in the Pakistan Super League, has played two T20Is for Pakistan – both against West Indies – with the last coming in the month of April during Pakistan tour to the country.
His inclusion in the side is a bit of a surprise keeping in mind the fact that earlier PCB was looking ways to add Mohammed Abbas due to his recent success with the red ball in Test cricket.
“It is a great opportunity for me to make my mark on the team. I was only able to play one match against West Indies (the fourth T20I) but now I am looking to play more matches and perform,”Raees told The Express Tribune.
“I always wanted to bowl to the top batsmen in the world which include de Villiers, who is a dangerous batsman, Kohli and Dhoni, who are also two of the best batsmen in modern cricket,” he added.
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