Quetta Gladiators & Lahore Qalandars agree on Blockbuster PSL Trade
Sunil Narine & Umar Akmal transfer to Quetta Gladiators, Rahat Ali & Hassan Khan transfer to Lahore Qalandars
03 November 2018 Lahore:Spin wizard Sunil Narine and explosive middle-order batsman Umar Akmal can be transferring from Lahore Qalandars to Quetta Gladiators as a part of a blockbuster commerce between the 2 Pakistan Tremendous League sides.
In return, tempo bowler Rahat Ali and younger left-arm spinner Hassan Khan have moved from Quetta Gladiators to Lahore Qalandars.
Narine, who performed two seasons for the Qalandars in 2017 and 2018, brings a wealth of expertise with 299 T20 appearances and 342 wickets throughout completely different leagues and tournaments on this planet.
Umar Akmals transfer to Quetta Gladiators marks a brand new chapter within the proficient batsmans T20 profession who can be trying to enhance on his performances from final 12 months. Akmal, 28, had an unimpressive run final 12 months however his total tally of 556 runs at a strike price of 138 in 20 PSL matches brings extra batting depth to the Gladiators.
This deal may even see Lahore taking Quettas first spherical Platinum choose and Quetta getting Lahores Silver spherical choose within the second spherical.
Sameen Rana, COO Lahore Qalandars:
On behalf of the Lahore Qalandars administration and followers, we want to thank Sunil and Umar for his or her providers to the group. They added super worth to the Qalandars and I want them properly on this subsequent chapter of their PSL careers. We’re very excited to welcome Rahat Ali and Hassan Khan to the Qalandars household. Rahat confirmed what he’s able to with the ball on this format along with his wonderful bowling final 12 months and Hassan has impressed everybody along with his willpower and tranquility on the sector.
Nadeem Omar, Workforce proprietor Quetta Gladiators:
Sunil Narine and Umar Akmal are world class additions to the Gladiators squad forward of PSL season four. Sunil Narine is a magician with the ball and among the finest match winners when in T20 cricket. Umar Akmal, too, stays one of the harmful batsmen in Pakistan and he’ll add a lot wanted firepower in our batting. I might additionally prefer to thank Hassan Khan and Rahat Ali for being exemplary ambassadors for Quetta Gladiators. Each these proficient cricketers will all the time have a particular place within the Gladiators household.