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Sydney Sixers Resign Izharulhaq Naveed After Rehan Ahmed Withdraws | Cricket News

File photo of Izharulhaq Naveed.© X (Twitter)In a boost to their spin bowling stocks the Sydney Sixers have signed Afghanistan legspinner Izharulhaq Naveed to their squad for this season's Big Bash League (BBL) after England's Rehan Ahmed withdrew from the tournament. "Naveed comes into the squad as the club's third international player after English spinner Rehan Ahmed withdrew from the tournament," Sydney Sixers said in an official statement.The 20-year-old Afghan, who played nine matches for the Sixers last summer, taking nine wickets, is considered one of the most talented young leg spinners on the international T20 circuit.In a Sixers loss to eventual BBL title winners Perth, Naveed stood tall, taking match figures of 4/22, including the wickets of World Cup-winning star Josh Ingli...

Steve Smith Returns To Sydney Sixers For Big Bash League 13 | Cricket News

Star Australian batter Steve Smith will make a return to Sydney Sixers for the Big Bash League (BBL) season 13, announced the club on Monday. Smith is also likely to be available for the Sydney Smash against Sydney Thunder at the same ground on January 12 in a heavyweight clash with Australian teammate David Warner. One of the sport's all-time greatest, Smith will don the magenta for a second consecutive year, following his explosive stint for the club last summer."Australian and Sydney Sixers champion, Steve Smith, is set to return to the club again this summer for BBL|13," said the team in a statement.Sixers members and fans will have the opportunity to see the superstar in action on Friday, December 8 when the Sixers kick off their BBL|13 campaign, hosting the Melbourne Renegades at ...

Australia Veteran Dan Christian To Retire After Ongoing BBL Season | Cricket News

Dan Christian has amassed 5809 runs and bagged 280 wickets from 405 T20s.© TwitterAustralia's most experienced T20 cricketer Dan Christian has announced that the ongoing Big Bash League will be his last tournament, calling it quits on a glittering career spanning 17 years. "Yesterday (Friday) at training I told by Sydney Sixers teammates that I'll be retiring from playing at the end of the BBL season," the pace-bowling all-rounder, who will turn 40 in May this year, posted on Twitter on Saturday. Christian has amassed 5809 runs and bagged 280 wickets from 405 T20s for 18 different teams, including at international level and in seven separate competitions.He also has played 23 T20Is and 20 ODIs for Australia.Sixers have four more matches and are guaranteed two shots at reaching the BBL f...