Hong Kong T20 Blitz franchise, Hong Kong Island United (HKI United) have announced that Pakistan leg-spinner Shadab Khan has been signed to play for them in the 2018 edition of HKT20 Blitz.
Shadab has also been confirmed as the team vice-captain for the T20 league, due tonne played from Feb 06th – 11th at Mission Road.
Proud to announce @76Shadabkhan as our vice-captain! He joins Hong Kong Island United after a great year with @IsbUnited & the Pakistan national team. #Starboy will be playing in the Hong Kong Blitz this season!#UnitedWeWin pic.twitter.com/fFh2Cqasi9
— HKI United (@HKI_United) January 1, 2018
Shadab rose to prominence during 2017 Champions Trophy in England and has had successful stints in PSL (Pakistan Super League) with Islamabad United and recent stint at Brisbane Heat in 2017/18 KFC Big Bash.
Shadab joins fellow country-mate Hassan Ali in a strong line-up for HKI United, as they push for title challenge in 2018.