Rashid Khan released by Barbados Tridents ahead of CPL 2021
Sunrisers Hyderabad’s star all rounder is released from a CPL based franchise Barbados Tridents. The franchise on Friday released a list of 9 retained players.
Rashid Khan who is a star Afghanistan all-rounder and premium Sunrisers Hyderabad’s cricketer is released from a CPL-based franchise. Barbados Tridents on Friday released their list of 9 retained players and 9 released players.
The most shocking was the release of Rashid Khan in those 9 released players. Barbados Tridents made this shocking decision ahead of CPL 2021. Here is the list of players who are retained and released.
— CPL T20 (@CPL) May 13, 2021
Players retained by Barbados Tridents: Jason Holder, Johnson Charles, Shai Hope, Kyle Mayers, Joshua Bishop, Hayden Walsh Jr, Raymon Reifer, Justin Greaves, Nyeem Young.
Players released by Barbados Tridents: Rashid Khan, Mitchell Santner, Corey Anderson, Shamarh Brooks, Ashley Nurse, Jonathan Carter, Keon Harding, Shayan Jahangir.
Well here you have it 🤩
Which one of our retentions are you most looking forward to seeing in the blue and yellow ? 💪 pic.twitter.com/l0mO4XgA1i
— Barbados Tridents (@BIMTridents) May 13, 2021
Notably, Rashid Khan was the leading wicket-taker for Barbados Tridents in the previous season. He took 11 wickets in his 10 matches with an economy rate of 6.85. He proved to be useful with the bat as well.
However unlike 2019 in which Barbados Tridents were champions, in 2020 they ended up in 5th position in CPL. Let us see whom will Barbados sign up to make up for Rashid’s absence.