Afghanistan allrounder Mohammad Nabi will return to Melbourne Renegades in the upcoming Big Bash League 2020 scheduled to begin on December 3 this year. Last season, he also played for Renegades and was the lynchpin for them.
Currently, the allrounder is in the UAE to feature for SunRisers Hyderabad in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020. Although the tournament is midway, he has played in one IPL match so far. After completing his stint in IPL, he will travel to Australia to join Melbourne Renegades.
Mohammad Nabi pleased to sign the deal with BBL:
Mohammad Nabi said that BBL allows him to test himself against the best T20 players around the world. Notably, he is signing the deal with the Renegades for the fourth season.
“I have always enjoyed my time with the Renegades and testing myself against some of the best T20 players in the world in the Big Bash. I’m very pleased to have re-signed for a fourth season,” Mohammad Nabi said in a statement.
Renegades coach Michael Klinger said Nabi provides the team with added flexibility. He also stated that his role will be to support the middle-order and bowl important overs.
“Nabi’s versatility makes him a very valuable member of our team. He can bat and bowl in a number of different situations and he reads the game so well,” Klinger said.”
“We’ll again be looking for Nabi to play a key role in our middle order and he’ll be called upon to bowl some important overs,” he added.
BBL 10 will start with the tournament opener between Adelaide Strikers and Renegades on December 3 at the Adelaide Oval.
Renegades squad: Cameron Boyce, Zak Evans, Aaron Finch (c), Jake Fraser-McGurk, Sam Harper, Marcus Harris, Mackenzie Harvey, Jon Holland, Shaun Marsh, Mohammad Nabi, James Pattinson, Kane Richardson, Will Sutherland, Beau Webster