London – Hampshire introduced the signing on Thursday of Afghan youngster Mujeeb Ur Rahman and New Zealand’s Colin Munro for the Twenty20 Blast.
Mujeeb shall be to be had for the entire of the county’s T20 marketing campaign and white-ball specialist opener Munro can play till he strikes to the Caribbean Premier League in August.
Mujeeb has been a revelation since making his global debut on the age of simply 16 in December, serving to Afghanistan qualify for subsequent 12 months’s International Cup in England and changing into the Indian Premier League’s youngest-ever participant this 12 months.
The 17-year-old inspired as a part of an Afghanistan facet that claimed a historical victory within the Below-19 Asia Cup in 2017.
“This can be a nice honour for me to play home cricket in England and I’m very a lot having a look ahead to this newest problem in my profession up to now,” he stated. “I’m hoping I will lend a hand Hampshire achieve success all over my time with the group this 12 months.”
Large-hitting Munro, 31, averages greater than 33 in 45 global T20s, with a strike charge of greater than 163.