Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi and Kent Spitfires have mutually determined to cancel the participant’s contract for the 2020 Vitality Blast within the wake of the coronavirus pandemic that continues to threaten your complete world.
In an official assertion launched by Kent, the English county cricket membership stated that Nabi is not going to be making return to their squad this season.
“As a result of ongoing COVID-19 disaster, Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi will not be returning to the Kent Spitfires for the 2020 Vitality Blast,” Kent stated.
Reflecting on the event, Kent’s Director of Cricket, Paul Downton, stated that although they need to see Nabi taking part in for Kent in 2020, the uncertainity across the cricket schedule throughout this crises makes it unimaginable.
“There was a variety of pleasure round Nabi returning as a Kent Spitfire in 2020, however sadly the uncertainty across the cricket schedule throughout this present disaster implies that this isn’t doable this 12 months,” Downton stated.
“He was highly regarded amongst the squad, employees and supporters right here final season and it was nice to convey his expertise to the Membership first time round.Hopefully there will likely be a possibility for Nabi to hitch us once more within the close to future,” he added.
Nabi, who’s presently positioned at No.1 spot within the ICC T20I rankings, made 9 appearances for Kent in 2019’s Blast competitors and amassed 147 runs in it in addition to bagging eight wickets.
In his first look for the membership in a Kent shirt, Nabi smashed 4 sixes on debut on the best way to a quickfire 34 runs in addition to taking a formidable boundary catch at The Spitfire Floor, St. Lawrence in opposition to Somerset.