Kolkata Knight Riders given chance to Ali Khan, first American player to play IPL
The 13th season of the world's most expensive cricket league IPL is going to start from 19 September. Due to the worldwide corona virus epidemic, this time the IPL is being done not in India but in Dubai. It is being told that this time the appellate is going to be very different. The reason for this is to play matches between the empty stadium. The other special thing is that, for the first time in the history of the IPL, an American player plays.
It is being told that the Kolkata Knight Riders have included 29-year-old American player Ali Khan in their squad in place of paceer Harry Garni. English pace bowler Harry Garni had to be ruled out of the game due to a shoulder injury.
Ali, who has also played in the Bangladesh Premier League and Pakistan Super League, was born in Attock, Pakistan, Punjab, then at the age of 18, he settled in the US with his parents, first to play in the USA team in 2016. Got a chance In his CPL debut, the paceman, who has dealt a tough batsman like Kumar Sangakkara, can bowl at a speed of 140 km continuously. Exact Yorkers are his specialty in Death Overs.