Kathmandu Kings XI: Star players from the foreign soil
Just after successful completion of a big franchise based tournament Pokhara Premier League, comes the much awaited third edition of Everest Premier League, bigger this time. Yes, you read it correct, bigger this time.
But what makes EPLT20 bigger? There are lots to add including star-studded show, international commentators, cheer leaders, prize money, fan games and lots. We will have a look upon the international players in this franchise league.
International players in Kathmandu King's XI
Born on April 24, 1986, Sikandar Raza plays for Zimbabwean national team. He also has an experience for playing with Chittagong Vikings in Bangladesh Premier League , Montreal Tigers in Global T20 Canada, Kalabagan Cricket Academy, in Dhaka Premier League (first class cricket) Lahore Whites, Mashonaland Eagles, Mis Ainak Knights, Northerns (Zimbabwe), Southern Rocks, Zimbabwe A and Zimbabwe High Performance XI. As a batting allrounder he has scored 3207 runs in First Class including 5 centuries and one 200*. He has scored 1791 runs in T20s, 4557 runs in List A format. He has 3 centuries in ODIs. He is a Right-handed batsman and Right arm off break bowler.
Born on October 7, 1988, Rohan Mustafa is a left handed top order batsman and right arm off break bowler. He has an experience of playing for United Arab Emirates national team, Toronto Nationals, United Arab Emirates A, United Arab Emirates Under-19s, Butwal Blasters in Pokhara Premier League and Rajputs in T10 league. He hit a half century (61 runs) against Kathmandu Royals in recent Pokhara Premier league. He also had figures of 5 for 26 to help United Arab Emirates bowl Netherlands out for 176, a score that was comfortably chased down on the back of Chirag Suri's patient 78, off 126 balls.
He needs no introduction in cricket fans. Born on March 4, 1984, Kevin O Brien is an allrounder right handed batsman and right arm medium fast bowler. He has an experience of playing most of the major leagues around the world. Playing for Irish national team, Gloucestershire, Ireland Under-19s, Marylebone Cricket Club Young Cricketers, Middlesex 2nd XI, Nottinghamshire, Rangpur Riders, Somerset, Somerset 2nd XI, Surrey, Trinidad & Tobago, Red Steel, Kevin O Brien will definitely be a player to watch at tgis edition of Everest Premier League. The younger O’Brien sibling had announced himself to the cricket world after smashing the then fastest World Cup century in a clash against England in the 2011 edition held in India.
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