Azam Khan
Azam Khan. (Photograph Supply: Abu Dhabi T10)

Former wicketkeeper-batter Moin Khan’s son Azam Khan has  grow to be the primary Pakistan recruit on the highly-anticipated UAE’s Worldwide League T20 (ILT20). Azam has been roped in by the Desert Vipers for the inaugural version of the match. The Desert Vipers is owned by an MNC named Lancer Capital, which can be the proud proprietor of the 13-time Premier League champions Manchester United.

In the meantime, Azam is a comparatively inexperienced, having performed simply three T20Is for Pakistan. Nonetheless, the 24-year-old has expertise of taking part in varied franchise leagues throughout the globe. The teenager has performed for a couple of franchise groups like Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators within the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL), Galle Gladiators within the Lanka Premier League (LPL), and Barbados Royals within the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).

Taking to their official Twitter deal with, the Desert Vipers launched their model new signing Azam Khan saying, “Pakistan keeper-batter Azam Khan is an thrilling addition to Desert Vipers! He is without doubt one of the world’s finest gamers of spin in T20 cricket, averaging 35 with a strike price of 160 in opposition to slower bowlers – Azam is ideally suited to attacking these center overs for #DesertVipers. “

So far as a few of their high officers are involved, seasoned coach Tom Moody will probably be serving the Desert Vipers because the director of cricket, with James Foster appointed as the pinnacle coach. Different notable signings by the franchise embody the likes of West Indies left-arm pacer Sheldon Cottrell, English gamers Tom Curran, Ben Duckett, Alex Hales, and Benny Howell, and the Sri Lankan spinner Wanindu Hasaranga.

In the meantime, the Indian-owned groups have fully kept away from signing any Pakistani gamers as a result of worry of going through penalties again house as a result of ongoing strained political relations between each nations. There are 5 Indian-owned groups within the ILT20 – the MI Emirates, Abu Dhabi Knight Riders, Sharjah Warriors, Gulf Giants, and Dubai Capitals.

Desert Vipers Squad: Sam Billings (England), Sheldon Cottrell (West Indies), Tom Curran (England), Ben Duckett (England), Saqib Mahmood (England), Alex Hales (England), Wanindu Hasaranga (Sri Lanka), Benny Howell (England), Azam Khan (Pakistan), Sandeep Lamichhane (Nepal), Colin Munro (New Zealand), Sherfane Rutherford (West Indies) and Ruben Trumpelmann (Namibia)