BBL 12 Draft: Imran Tahir, Prabath Jayasuriya enter Big Bash League draft pool

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BBL 12 Draft: Imran Tahir, Prabath Jayasuriya enter Big Bash League draft pool
BBL 12 Draft: Imran Tahir, Prabath Jayasuriya enter Big Bash League draft pool

BBL 12 Draft: Imran Tahir, Prabath Jayasuriya enter Big Bash League draft pool

BBL 12 Draft: After Imran Tahir from South Africa, Prabath Jayasuriya from Sri Lanka, and Mujeeb Ur Rahman from Afghanistan entered the draft pool on Wednesday, Big Bash League franchises eager to strengthen their spin attack would be spoiled for choice.

Sandeep Lamichhane of Nepal, a seasoned competitor, and fellow spinner Maheesh Theekshana of Sri Lanka have entered the international pool, which now has 169 players from 15 nations.

In T20 leagues all across the world, Tahir, 43, is well-known, and Mujeeb has played for the Brisbane Heat.

Afghans Mohammad Nabi and Zahir Khan, who both participated in last season’s Melbourne Renegades team, will be qualified for retention just like Mujeeb.

After destroying Australia with 12 wickets in his debut Test at Galle last month. Sri Lankan left-arm spinner Jayasuriya will try to draw franchises.

While Jayasuriya, 30, has not yet participated in a Twenty20 International, he has 29 wickets from three Test matches.

The Overton brothers from England, Jamie and Craig, have also recognised.

The deadline for nominations is August 21 and the draft is scheduled for August 28.