Abu Dhabi T10: Kusal Perera-Mohammad Haris included in New York Strikers’ team – Dainik Savera Times


Abu Dhabi: New York Strikers have built a strong squad for the seventh edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 tournament through the Player Draft, picking 11 of the 17 player slots. The New York Strikers had already made significant changes to their roster before the Player Draft began. They have retained former Windies captain Kieron Pollard as their icon player.

Pollard is joined by compatriot Sunil Narine (Platinum), former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik (Asian Super Star) and left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Amir (Cat A). The New York Strikers in particular made some strategic selections in the draft, bringing in a mix of international talent and emerging prospects. After the players’ draft, the team’s head coach said, ‘We found the players we were looking for.

We are happy and looking forward to the upcoming season. We have full confidence in our team’s ability to make a significant mark.’Interestingly, New York Strikers played their first season of the Abu Dhabi T10 last year and finished as runners-up. With a strong squad and an experienced coaching staff, the New York Strikers are set for an exciting season in the Abu Dhabi T10, which begins on November 28 and runs through December 9.

New York Strikers team:

Draft :- Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Cat A), Odion Smith (Cat B), Mohammad Haris (Cat B), Lahiru Kumara (Cat C), Chamika Karunaratne (Cat C), Kusal Perera (Cat C), Muhammad Jawadullah (UAE-RES), Chundangapoyil Rizwan (UAE-RES), Lasith Kruspule (Rising), Will Jacques (Opt 1), Ali Khan (Opt 2).

Retained: Kieron Pollard(ICON), Akeal Hosein(CAT B), Muhammad Wasim(UAE-RES)

Pre-Sign: Sunil Narine (Platinum), Mohammad Aamir (Cat A), Shoaib Malik (Asian Super Star)

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