The franchise team today announced the signing of Sikandar Raza as an overseas player. Raza, the Pakistan-born cricketer, has been playing for Zimbabwe’s national side-side since his debut in 2013. He has also featured in various International T20 franchise leagues, including Pakistan Super League, Bangladesh Premier League and Caribbean Premier League.
Sikandar,36, has played 123 ODIs, 66 T20Is, and 17 Test matches for Zimbabwe. His all-round ability to contribute with both bat & ball makes him an excellent asset in T20 cricket. He has set his price at INR 50 lakhs for the 2023 IPL auction.
Raza is a well-known name in Nepal cricket, having played the last edition of the Everest Premier League (EPL). He smashed 129 runs and picked up four wickets from five matches playing for Biratnagar Warriors.
In the recently concluded T20 World Cup in Australia, Raza pulled off a stunning win against Pakistan, one of the T20 World Cup’s biggest-ever results.
Biratnagar will kick off their Nepal T20 campaign on 24 December against Lumbini All-Stars.