Adelaide Strikers snap up Ajmal for Big Bash League

Pakistan's world No. 1 Twenty20 offspinner Saeed Ajmal will represent Adelaide Strikers in the Big Bash League this season.

Ajmal will play in the Strikers' first game against Perth Scorchers on Dec. 9 and then may return in January 2013 after playing one-day and Twenty20 series against archrival India.

Ajmal will play in the Strikers' first game against Perth Scorchers. AP

Ajmal is the third Pakistani to sign up for BBL this year after Shahid Afridi at Sydney Thunder and Umar Akmal for Sydney Sixers.

Ajmal says he's "really happy that I will get the chance to show my talent in BBL."

Strikers coach Darren Berry says he hopes to use Ajmal's spin as an attacking weapon on the turning Adelaide Oval pitch.

AP


Updated Date: Nov 07, 2012 14:50 PM

Also Watch

It's A Wrap: Omerta star Rajkummar Rao in conversation with Parul Sharma
  • Thursday, April 26, 2018 In the Kanjarbhat community, a campaign against 'virginity tests' is slowly gaining ground
  • Thursday, April 19, 2018 Watch: National-level skater and coach Dhwanit Rele trains and nurtures budding athletes
  • Monday, May 14, 2018 FOMO Episode 1: Google Assistant, This is America, Sonam's wedding & Global Warming
  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 Social Media Star: Rajkummar Rao and Bhuvan Bam open up about selfie culture, online trolls

Also See