One of the best leg-spinners in World Cricket, Rashid Khan is all set to rock the field in the Sixth edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 2022 league. New York Strikers has signed Rashid Khan for the remaining part of the league. Rashid who has proved his mettle in T20I format & franchise cricket Rashid has bagged some spectacular records in the shortest format of cricket.
Rashid Khan who has been an integral part of IPL is all set to turn the fortunes for New York Strikers. Featuring for Gujarat Giants in the IPL 2022, Rashid Khan has scalped 112 wickets in 92 matches at an economy rate of under 7 runs per over. In the T20 format, Rashid Khan has scalped 600 wickets & will try to create an impact in Abu Dhabi t10 league. He will join the Strikers squad who will also have Kieron pollard & Eoin Morgan in their lineup.
Talking about the form of New York Strikers, they have played five fixtures in the 2022 edition of the league & have lost just one of them. Their spectacular performance has landed them the second spot on the Points table with the playoffs stage yet to begin.
Speaking about his signing Rashid said that he is overwhelmed to join a competent side like New York Strikers & will help the team to win the rest of the fixtures comfortably. He further said that New York Strikers aims at winning Abu Dhabi t10 league 2022 & he will contribute to fulfilling his team’s goal by bowling some spectacular deliveries.
New York Strikers Owner, Sagar Khanna gives a warm welcome to Rashid Khan
Sagar Khanna New York Strikers team owner said that New York Strikers have one goal i.e to win the Abu Dhabi t10 league & signing of Rashid Khan is one major step in fulfilling their goal. He also highlighted the fact that adding Rashid into their line-up will add more strength to their bowling attack.
He further said that the management is confident that Rashid’s experience & expertise will be one of the major positives for Strikers in the ongoing league. Adding to his point Khanna said that they aim to see ace-spinner Rashid Khan produce some memorable performances for the Strikers & help them win the 2022 edition of the league.
New York Strikers will next lock horns with Delhi Bulls on December 1, following which they will compete with Abu Dhabi in their next fixture on December 2.