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Mohammad Hasnain’s CPL NOC Revoked, Asked to Return Home

The young fast bowler was playing for Trinbago Knight Riders in the CPL


Tear away pacer, Mohammad Hasnain has been asked to return home from the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Earlier, he was issued a NOC to participate in the whole tournament, however, the board has decided to recall him so he could take part in the on-going Quaid e Azam Trophy.

The 19-year-old has been part of the Trinbago Knight Riders side and has picked six wickets in four matches. While he has conceded on the over 9 runs per over, his wicket-taking ability has proved to be invaluable for the Shahrukh Khan owned franchise. His pictures and hug with the Bollywood star also became a talking point, especially in the Indian media.

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Nonetheless, given PCB’s renewed efforts to give greater value to domestic cricket, this recall doesn’t come as a surprise. Hasnain has made T20I and ODI debuts but he is yet to play a test match for Pakistan. Having seen Mohammad Amir retire and Wahab Riaz taking a break from the longest format, PCB would be keen for Hasnain to develop his red-ball skills.

the authorAsjad Khan

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