Afghanistan’s fast bowler Fazlak Farooqui has been roped in by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) as a net bower for IPL 2021. The youngster left for India on Wednesday to join the CSK squad, which is currently training in Mumbai ahead of the 14 edition of the Indian edition. Premier League.
The young fast bowler @ fazalhaqfarooq6 left India, where he has been selected as a net bowler by @ChennaiIPL for the upcoming season of @IPL, tweeted Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB).
– Afghanistan Cricket Board (@ACBofficials) March 24, 2021
Farooqui is a left-handed seamer who made his T20I debut for Afghanistan a few days ago against Zimbabwe.
The 20-year-old has played 12 first-class matches, 6 List A games and 2 T20s so far. He will have the opportunity to shoulder shoulder to shoulder with legendary Indian captain MS Dhoni, who will lead CSK in IPL 2021.
On April 9, ahead of the tournament opener, CSK launched its new jersey for IPL 2019. The new CSK organization placed three stars above the franchise’s logo to denote the three titles won in 2010, 2011 and 2018, as well as a tribute to India’s armed as a hoax.
Earlier on Wednesday, CSK all-rounder Suresh Raina arrived in Mumbai for the 2021 IPL. The all-rounder had posted stories on her Instagram account that began with her being inside the airport, landing in Mumbai and then starting her quarantine period in the city.
Defending champion Mumbai Indians will play in the season opener from Royal Challengers Bangalore.
The Dhoni-led team had a disappointing performance in last year’s IPL. The side finished seventh in the points table. Raina missed the IPL 2020 season after dropping out of the tournament due to personal reasons but will play in this year’s cash-rich league.
In the players’ auction held on 18 February, Chennai bought the likes of Moin Ali and K Gowtham. CSK has won the IPL three times and is considered one of the most successful franchises in T20 history. CSK will make its season debut against runners-up Delhi Capital on April 10 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.