Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi will return to the Melbourne Renegades for the 10th edition of the Big Bash League – BBL. Nabi will join the Renegades after his ongoing stint in the Indian Premier League with franchise SunRisers Hyderabad. This will be Nabi’s fourth season with the club. In 27 games for the Renegades, the world number one all-rounder in T20I cricket, has demonstrated his all-round skills by averaging 30 with the bat at a strike rate of 131, while also taking 21 wickets. Also Read - Australia vs India 2020 Test Series: Tim Paine, Marnus Labuschagne, Others Airlifted to NSW After COVID-19 Outbreak in South Australia

“I have always enjoyed my time with the Renegades and testing myself against some of the best T20 players in the world in the Big Bash. I’m very pleased to have re-signed for a fourth season,” Nabi said in a statement. Also Read - Lanka Premier League 2020 News: Munaf Patel Joins Kandy Tuskers; Sarfaraz Ahmed Pulls Out, Lasith Malinga Too Unsure

Renegades coach Michael Klinger said Nabi provides the team with added flexibility. “Nabi’s versatility makes him a very valuable member of our team. He can bat and bowl in a number of different situations and he reads the game so well,” Klinger said. Also Read - Bangladeshi Man Arrested For Giving Death Threat to Cricketer Shakib Al Hasan For Inaugurating Kali Puja

“We’ll again be looking for Nabi to play a key role in our middle order and he’ll be called upon to bowl some important overs,” he added.

BBL 10 will start with the tournament opener between Adelaide Strikers and Renegades on December 3 at the Adelaide Oval.

Melbourne Renegades Squad: Cameron Boyce, Zak Evans, Aaron Finch (c), Jake Fraser-McGurk, Sam Harper, Marcus Harris, Mackenzie Harvey, Jon Holland, Shaun Marsh, Mohammad Nabi, James Pattinson, Kane Richardson, Will Sutherland, Beau Webster.