Pakistan’s Danish Aziz to join Chitwan Tigers for Everest Premier League

Danish Aziz

Pakistan’s Danish Aziz will play for the Chitwan Tigers team in the fourth edition of the Everest Premier League.

Chitwan Tigers, one of the franchisees of the Everest Premier League, have enrolled Pakistani international cricketer Danish Aziz for the Twenty20 cricket tournament set to be held from September 25 to October 9 at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kathmandu.

The 25-year-old has made his One-Day International and T20I debut from Pakistan in 2021. He has played two ODIs against South Africa and two T20I matches against Zimbabwe in his career so far.

“We are excited to host Danish as our overseas player for this year’s EPL. He is touted as the future of Pakistan batting,” said Binita Chaudhary Bhattarai, operations director of Chitwan Tigers.

Aziz is the second big name from Pakistan to confirm participation in the EPL after Shahid Afridi.

Sompal Kami, Sandeep Sunar, Sahib Alam, Dilip Nath, Lalit Bhandari, Kamal Singh Airee, Bhim Sarki, Sagar Dhakal, Adil Khan, Ishan Pandey, and Khadka Bohara are the local players while Danish Aziz will be their first foreign player.