Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi reach UAE to join SRH for IPL 2020

Rashid Khan the young Afghanistani spinner is all set to join Sunrisers Hyderabad for IPL 2020. Along with Rashid, another Afghanistan star Mohammad Nabi has also touched down UAE. Both the players will be undergoing six days of mandatory quarantine put in place by the BCCI.

Nabi was a part of the St Lucia Zouks at the Caribbean Premier League whereas Rashid Khan represented St Lucia Zouks. Both of them were in the Caribbean for the league and flew to UAE on the 13th edition of the IPL. The players who enter the biosecure IPL bubble will have to quarantine for a mandatory 6 day period and return 3 negative tests before they can train and meet the other members of the team.

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“Will try my best to entertain myself and get busy with activities that make me feel fresh. After the quarantine finishes, the tournament will start immediately so I have planned on maintaining my fitness” Rashid said in a video posted on SRH’s twitter handle.

Mohammad Nabi who is also representing SRH said “I am really excited to be back with SRH, I am keen to meet each and everyone in the team. I hope to sleep for 3 days and then hopefully start with training in the room. We played in the CPL and there was no crowd. We did not really enjoy it without the crowd. Let’s see how we can enjoy here in the IPL”.

The IPL is all set to begin on 19th September with the opener between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. Sunrisers Hyderabad will take on RCB in their first match of the season on September 21.