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Comilla Victorians sign 16-year old Zadran

Comilla Victorians are having a great time in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). Before Khulna Titans’ victory today, Comilla were at the top of the game. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ কুমিল্লা দলে আরেক আফগান ক্রিকেটার] 

They played 6 matches so far and lost only 1. The contribution of the Afghanistan players is massive in the Comilla team. The sensation leg spinner Rashid Khan has been doing wonders with the ball and Mohammad Nabi has even captained the side before the arrival of Tamim Iqbal who was injured for the first two matches.

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The men in red are now adding another Afghanistani to their group and he is 16 year old off spinner Mujeeb Zadran. He will be available for the rest of the tournament and might also play against  Rajshahi on Saturday.

In the recent Youth Asia Cup where Afghanistan were crowned champions, Zadran had a mighty contribution in winning the tournament. He took five wickets against Pakistan U-19 in the final and this is not the end. The young spinner also took 6 wickets in the semi final against against Nepal U-19.

Zadran finished the tournament with 20 wickets in five games which is a tremendous effort. He has also played six T20s so far and took 5 wickets at an average of 26.80.

Comilla Victorians will be eyeing on the young man to put up a terrific performance for the team along with his countrymen Rashid and Nabi.

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