Afghanistan pacer Naveen-ul-Haq has actually signed with Leicestershire for the forthcoming season of the T20 Blast as their overseas player.

” Naveen is an exceptionally constant T20 entertainer,” head coach Paul Nixon stated on Friday (February 12). “His smart modifications of rate blended with quicker balls provided with his special bowling action make it extremely difficult for opposing batsmen. As well as being a talented gamer under pressure, our young group will find out a lot from a classy entertainer like Naveen.”

The 21-year-old has played white-ball cricket for not just Afghanistan however also has appeared in the CPL, LPL, Abu Dhabi T10 and will be following in the steps of Mohammad Nabi, ending up being the 2nd Afghanistan international to play for Leicestershire, who had actually bet them in 2018.

He has returned 55 T20 wickets at approximately 23.47 and will be joining the most successful counties, with Leicestershire having actually won the domestic T20 sliverware 3 times – in 2004, 2006 and 2011.

The T20 Blast begins on June 9.