Melbourne. Preparations are going on for the new season of Big Bash League. For the first time in the T20 league to be held in Australia, the system of draft has been made. In this, many legends including Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan, West Indies all-rounder Kieran Pollard have got a place. All these players enter the T20 leagues around the world and their performance has also been excellent. Rashid has taken more than 400 wickets in T20. He was part of Gujarat Titans in IPL 2022 and was instrumental in making the team the champions. On the other hand, Pollard has not been able to perform anything special for Mumbai Indians.
Rashid Khan has played 61 matches for the Adelaide Strikers. Team coach Jason Gillespie said he would do his best to retain him. At the same time, Pollard and Dwayne Bravo of West Indies are playing in the T20 Blast organized in England. Pollard landed for Surrey and the team managed to reach the quarter-finals. At the same time, Bravo took 9 wickets for Worcestershire. He is the highest wicket-taker in overall T20Is. He has taken more than 500 wickets. Former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has also been included in the draft. So far, more than 100 foreign players have got a place in the draft.
Big foreign players are like this
Rashid Khan, Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo, David Weiss, Colin Munro, Faf du Plessis, Riley Raso, Evin Lewis, Rahmatullah Gurbaj, Hazratullah Jazai and others.
Will start from 13th December
The 12th season of the T20 league will start from December 13. The final match will be played on 4 February next year. A total of 56 matches are to be played in the current season of Big Bash League. Talking about the last 2 seasons, both Sydney Sixers and Perth Scorchers have done well. In the 10th season final, Sydney won the title by defeating Perth. Then in the 11th season, the Perth Scorchers won the title by defeating the Sixers.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 15, 2022, 09:46 IST