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Big Bash League: Sydney Thunder Signs Pace Bowler Fazalhaq Farooqi

BBL 2022 Fazalhaq Farooqi

Big Bash League: Sydney Thunder Signs Pace Bowler Fazalhaq Farooqi

Big Bash League (BBL) winners of the 2015-16 season Sydney Thunder sign pace bowler Fazalhaq Farooqi. Let us look at details on BBL 2022 Fazalhaq Farooqi News.

For the upcoming BBL season which will commence on December 13. The Afghan pace sensation has played 17 T20Is for the Afghanistan cricket team and is a force to reckon with in this format.

Sydney Thunder in a statement quotes:

Sydney Thunder has recruited Afghanistan’s Fazalhaq Farooqi the left-arm fast-medium bowler for his amazing talent to add to the lineup. For the 12th KFC Big Bash League campaign 2022-23

Fazalhaq Farooqi will be a good addition to the bowling department of Sydney Thunder. The team already has some quality bowlers in the form of Tanveer Sangha, Brendan Doggett, and Nathan McAndrew. Fazalhaq Farooqi would be looking to add more firepower to the team.

Sydney Thunder topped the table and remained in the 3rd place after last year’s Big Bash League. Talking about the outcomes, they registered 9 wins and 5 losses. The side lost to Brisbane Heat in their play-off match.

 Who is Fazalhaq Farooqi ?

Fazalhaq Farooqi was extremely seasoned with the bowl when Afghanistan played with Australia in the recently ICC T20 WC 2022. At the fast pace pitches in Australian conditions, his bowling will be extremely critical. He bagged two wickets in that game and his wickets included big names. Matthew Wade and Cameron Green fell off in that match.

Adam Gilchrist heaps praise on Fazalhaq Farooqi

Adam Gilchrist who is the head of Sydney Thunder: BBL 2022

“Fazalhaq Farooqi is an emerging talent. He joins Thunder in great form after playing exceptional cricket in the World T20 Cup and the Asia Cup tournament. While it was very disappointing to have lost David Willey.  It has opened the door for Farooqi to further enhance his reputation and growing status in world of cricket.”

Afghanistan has enjoyed a tremendous representation in the BBL over the years. Rashid Khan has been embraced by Adelaide Strikers fans as a genuine superstar. while others, including Zahir Khan Noor Ahmad and Mohammad Nabi (Renegades), Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Heat) and Qais Ahmad (Stars) have made their marks.

When will BBL 2022 will start ?

Sydney Thunder plays the opening game of the BBL 2022-23 and they will be locking horns with Melbourne Stars on 13th December, 2022. Fazalhaq Farooqi would be hoping to deliver the expectations thrust upon him.

Akash Kumar
Akash Kumar
Hi! I am Akash, a professionally trained journalist who graduated from Delhi University. I have spent several years playing cricket at the State level for Jharkhand. My passion for cricket and thrive to explore truth via journalism helped me to develop a character called – Sports Journalist. My contribution towards writing would be always out of the true spirit that longs for the game that Indians like the most.

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