Shadab Khan, an exceptional all-rounder and young phenomenal player of Pakistan Cricket has been selected as an Icon Player for Bagh Stallions, the sixth franchise of Kashmir Premier League (KPL). The League will have its inaugural session from 6-16th August 2021 at Muzaffarabad, Azad Jammu & Kashmir.
“I am honored and proud to join Bagh Stallions as an Icon Player and InshaAllah will lead the team to a great record”, says Shadab Khan. Speaking at the exciting occasion, Mr. Hameed (co-Owner) said, “I am overwhelmed to have Shadab in Stallions’ family. Shadab’s performance has been phenomenal at such a young age. He is truly an icon for emerging cricketers” and Mr. Awan (co-Owner) said “I am extremely proud what Shadab has been able to achieve at such a young age. I wish him all the best in leading Stallions to victory at Muzaffarabad!”
Shadab Khan, made his debut for Islamabad United only in PSL 2016. After his impressive performance in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 he was signed to play in Carribbean Premier League. Later in 2017, he also signed for the Big Bash League 7th season. In 2019, Shadab was selected for Global T20 Canada tournament. Currently, he’s a captain of Islamabad United which has already qualified for play-offs in PSL 2021
A note on the Bagh Stallions franchise owners: Mr. Hameed is a Mirpur born businessman with ties in the UK and across the Kashmiri and Pakistani diaspora across the globe. Mr. Awan is an established businessman who has led several pioneering businesses in last few decades in Pakistan, including its first private airline.