Amir equals Afridi’s document in BPL

Amir equals Afridi's record in BPL

SYLHET: Pakistan’s veteran pacer Mohammad Amir has equalled Shahid Afridi’s document within the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) as he turned the joint third-fastest to take 50 wickets within the league’s historical past.

Amir, who’s representing Sylhet Superstars within the ongoing version of the BPL, achieved the landmark within the home facet’s fixture in opposition to Khulna Tigers on Monday.

The left-arm pacer struck on the primary supply of his second over as he deceived Mahmudul Hasan Joy with a slower supply.

With his first wicket of the continuing 30th match of the BPL, Amir joined the elusive listing of bowlers, who took fewer innings to take 50 wickets in Bangladesh’s marquee league.

Former West Indian bowler Kevon Cooper leads the listing as he achieved the landmark in simply 30 matches, adopted by his compatriot Dwayne Bravo (34).

Meanwhile, Pakistan’s star all-rounder Afridi, who was on the third spot, has been joined by countrymate Amir after the latter took 50 wickets in 35 BPL matches.

It is price mentioning right here that Amir has to this point, bowled two overs within the ongoing match and took one wicket at the price of 17 runs.

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