The 9th edition of the Bangladesh Cricket Board is scheduled to be played from 5th January to 16th February 2022. Meanwhile, the Chattogram Challengers have roped in Shahanawaz Dahani for the upcoming edition in a direct signing.
Shahanawaz Dahani is now a household name in world cricket, thanks to his outstanding performances in the last edition of the Pakistan Super League.
He was a breakthrough star, picking 17 wickets in 11 matches for Multan Sultans at an average and an economy of 19 and 9 respectively. His performance in the Pakistan Super League is one of the major reasons why Chattogram Challengers have roped in him in. It will be interesting to see how he fares in what will be his debut season.
In a statement, the Chattogram Challengers said, “24-year-old Shahnawaz Dahani has recently caught the limelight with his excellent bowling skills. The right-arm pacer won the best bowler award in the last edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). He was instrumental in Multan Sultans winning their maiden PSL title.”
“He got the award for outstanding performance wearing the national team jersey. After that, he played more outstandingly. After the Asia Cup and T20 World Cup mission, Dahani’s address is Chattogram Challengers. Welcome Shahnawaz Dahani. Welcome to the Challengers family.”
Shahnawaz Dahani’s T20I career
Apart from showing his mettle in the Pakistan Super League, Dahani has also represented Pakistan in 11 T20 internationals and picked 8 wickets at an economy rate of 9.05. The pacer was also part of the Pakistan team that recently played in the Asia Cup. Pakistan reached the final of the tournament but couldn’t lift the trophy.