T20 Blast is oping today 9th June 2021. Pakistani sensation Mohammad Amir will not play with Kent due to the rescheduling of the rest of the PSL 6, the club said on Tuesday. New Zealander Adam Milne has been recruited as a replacement for this upcoming tournament T20 Blast.
Adam Milne as Mohammad Amir’s replacement for T20 Blast
Milne will join the Kent Spitfires squad ahead of their clash against Somerset on 28 June. This will be his fourth stint with the club. So far, Milne has won 38 wickets in 28 T20 Blast games for the club and also holds her T20 bowling record of 5/11, set against Somerset in 2017. According to the T20 Blast matches schedule the tournament-opening match will start on 09 June 2021.
“I love being a Spitfire and I’m really happy that the opportunity presents itself to me to return to Kent for the fourth time,” said Milne. “It will be nice to see familiar faces in the locker room, but I’m looking forward to working with the new talents who have joined me since my last stint in 2019”. According to the T20 Blast points table 2021.
Kent Cricket Director Paul Downton said: “We are delighted that Adam Milne is returning to being a Kent Spitfire once again. He is a world-class T20 bowler who has made a significant difference with us every time he has played for Spitfire.Â I’m sure our members and supporters will be delighted to welcome him back to the final stages of Vitality Blast.”
In other news, Afghan leg spinner Qais Ahmad will complete his mandatory quarantine and join Kent’s squad ahead of the Gloucestershire game on June 13.Â So, if you want to see the Mohammad Amir magic the watch the PSL 2021 rest of the match which starts on the same day.