Afghanistan spinner re-signs after serving to Middlesex to quarter-finals in 2019
Mujeeb Ur Rahman, the Afghanistan spinner, will return to Middlesex for the 2021 Vitality Blast. Mujeeb, 19, performed for the membership in 2019 and has re-signed after lacking this yr’s competitors as a result of affect of Covid-19.
Massively skilled in T20 cricket, regardless of his youth, Mujeeb has taking 132 wickets in 126 matches and has a profession financial system of 6.67. His 2019 spell at Middlesex was much less spectacular in uncooked numbers – seven wickets and an financial system of seven.23 in 10 appearances – however he did assist the membership attain the quarter-finals.
“It’s great to have Mujeeb with us again for the Blast,” Stuart Legislation, Middlesex’s head coach, mentioned. “He is the quantity two-ranked bowler in T20I cricket, behind his countryman Rashid Khan, and brings nice selection to our assault.
“An important bloke to have in our dressing room as effectively, we’re actually trying ahead to welcoming Mujeeb again subsequent season.”
Mujeeb is at the moment in motion on the Large Bash League, having recovered from being identified with Covid-19 on his arrival in Australia. He has featured usually on the IPL for Kings XI Punjab, in addition to on the CPL and BPL, and has been capped in all codecs for his nation.
“I had a really pleasurable time at Middlesex in 2019 and I’m happy to be coming again to play, particularly at Lord’s,” Mujeeb said. “Let’s hope we will do effectively.”