BBL 2021-22: Mohammad Nabi set to play for Melbourne Renegades for fifth consecutive season in Big Bash League

BBL 2021-22: Mohammad Nabi set to play for Melbourne Renegades for fifth consecutive season in Big Bash League
BBL 2021-22: Mohammad Nabi set to play for Melbourne Renegades for fifth consecutive season in Big Bash League

BBL 2021-22: Mohammad Nabi re-signs with Melbourne Renegades: Afghanistan skipper Mohammad Nabi on Wednesday re-signed with Melbourne Renegades ahead of the upcoming Big Bash League (BBL).

It will mark a fifth consecutive summer in red for Nabi, who captained Afghanistan at the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. Nabi – the world’s number one ranked T20I all-rounder – boasts an impressive BBL record. He averages 28.41 with the bat for the Renegades at a strike rate of 129.67 and has collected 25 wickets.

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BBL 2021-22: Mohammad Nabi set to play for Melbourne Renegades for fifth consecutive season in Big Bash League

“It’s great to be linking up with the Renegades once again. Going into my fifth Big Bash campaign, I feel like part of their family,” Nabi said in an official release.

“I hope we can win another title and give our fans something to smile about after such a difficult time for everyone,” he added.

The 36-year-old has represented the Renegades in 34 matches across four seasons and was part of the BBL|08 title-winning squad.

“It’s great to have a player of Mohammad Nabi’s quality locked in for BBL|11,” BBL Head Coach, David Saker, said.

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“His record in the Big Bash speaks for itself and he brings a wealth of experience from playing in T20 tournaments around the world,” he added.

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Melbourne Renegades BBL Squad: Aaron Finch (C), Cameron Boyce, Unmukt Chand, Zak Evans, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Sam Harper, Marcus Harris, Mackenzie Harvey, Josh Lalor, Nic Maddinson, Shaun Marsh, Mohammad Nabi, James Pattinson, Mitchell Perry, Jack Prestwidge, Kane Richardson, Will Sutherland, Reece Topley.