Top Six International cricketer Joined Euro T20 Slam League

Top Six International cricketers :The inauguration ceremony of Euro T20 Slam league has officially been uncovered to world in the European Cricketing style. Most important things to know is that, 6 International players name has been revealed for this debut  Euro T20 Slam league.  Three of them will participate in Euro T20 Slam league  as Marquee players.  We have shared some details with their stats records.


Top Six International cricketer Joined

  1. Rashid Khan,
  2. Brendon McCullum,
  3. Shane Watson
  4. Babar Azam, (Marquee player )
  5. Chris Lynn, (Marquee player )
  6. Luke Ronchi (Marquee player )


Rashid Khan  (AFG): Now a days Leg  spinner bowler is threatening weapon for every team. Here If I will going to count List of legs spinners in the current International teams have then Rashid khan as Leg spinners bowler from Afghanistan stand top in queue can trouble to any batsman in the world He is born on 20 September 1998 in Nangarhar, Afghanistan. He was the member among eleven players of Afghanistan cricket teams   who ever played a first Test match against India cricket Team. Currently Rashid khan is the No 1 ICC T20 Bowler according to the ICC cricket ranking revealed list, also he has played various leagues around the world and consider as one of the top rated spinner in every sort of cricket. Rashid khan had made his debut on 18 October 2015 against Zimbabwe cricket team, and after that he also made his debut in T20 International on 26 October Cricket against Zimbabwe.


Rashid Khan Participation in World T20 Leagues:

Rashid Khan

Participation in World Leagues:

  1. Indian Premier League
  2. Big Bash League
  3. Caribbean Premier League
  4. Global T20 Canada cricket




His league cricket career has started from February 2017, where he made his participation in leagues around the world.  Firstly, he was the member of Sunrisers Hyderabad from IPL  (Indian Premier League) and then he played Caribbean Premier League  and  Big Bash League  and he also joined his home town league Afghanistan Premier League.  Usually it is said that cricket  is batman’s game but he revert   this quote by his outstanding blowing  performances in World leagues and become the master bowler of T20 cricket , and also become one of the most dangerous  weapons for his team. Here is brief summary of his International career.


ODI career:

Matches  Wickets Best Bowling Bowl. average   5 wickets          
59 125 7/18 15.33 4 times          

T20 career :


Matches  Wickets Best Bowling Bowl. average   5 wickets
38 75 5/3 11.56 2 times



Test career:


Matches  Wickets Best Bowling Bowl. average   5 wickets



Leg spinner bowler considers useful part of every team, and Rashid khan has capabilities to get breakthrough  for his team when needed. Every franchise has wished to have bowler like this.

Babar Azam (Marquee Player): One down batsman always consider as backbone of any cricket team. If I would say, Babar Azam  is considered as  backbone of Pakistan cricket team then it won’t wrong. He is young, energetic and talented batsman in his initial phase of International career. As per ICC International Batsman Ratings he is the No 1 T20 batsman right now, also beat Virat kholi from India Known as world best batsman across the world. Currently, he is standing on ranked 7th in the list revealed by ICC Top 100 ODI batsmen.


A Pakistani cricketer, who has represent his National Team in all three formats of cricket. He was born on in LahorePakistan  on 15 October 1994.  On 31 may, 2015 he made his debut  against Zimbabwe  in home series and score 54 runs off 60 balls and proved his talent.


  1. Hold the record of third batsman from Pakistan to score centuries in three consecutive  ODI innings.
  2. Also he is the only batsman who scores 350+ runs in a three match ODI series.
  3. On debut he scored 50+ runs in debut match.
  4. Leading runs scores for Pakistan in years 2016, 2017.
  5. Hold the record of fastest batsman score 1,000 runs in just 26 innings in T 20 cricket, and break the previous record of Virat kholi of 27 Inns.
  6. He registers himself a batsman who scored three successive 100 as second youngest player.
  7. He is only batsman who scored 5 consecutive 100 in a one country.
  8. Scored most test runs in years 2018 for Pakistan.
  9. Also a fastest batsman who has completed 7 Hundreds in 33 inns.
  10. In the First 25 inns he scored 1306 runs a record by any batsman in the world.
  11. He scored (179) runs in a 3 match T20I by any Pakistani cricketer, and second most in the world.



Pakistan Super League PSL: Babab Azam

Babab Azam  has participated in first edition of PSL bought by Islamabad United  in worth of  28,000 $. After that he was part of Karachi Kings  and left off his initial league team. He also proved himself in PSL and became the leading scorer for his league team


Babab Azam


Let’s take a quick look on his international score card in all formats.

ODI career:


Matches  Scores Best Score Bat. average   100/50 runs
64 2,739 125* 51.67 9/12


T20 career:


Matches  Scores Best Score Bat. average   100/50 runs
30 1,247 97* 54.21 0/10



Test career:


Matches  Scores Best Score Bat. average   100/50 runs
21 1,235 127*



Moreover, I would like to say whatever the any francize will happy to contract with Babar azam in Euro T20 slam league, will must have edge over other teams, Because he has ability to stay on wicket till end.


Chris Lynn (Marquee Player)

Due to excess of T20 cricket across the globe, Hard hitter batsman always be the first priority and necessity for any team. Crowd loves to watch the boundaries and sixes. An Australian Batsman Chris Lynn  is no need of  introduction as per pervious reference. Yes he is the Hard hitter Batsman, over the year he was key players for his team in IPL and Big bash league and proved himself as Clear striker of ball. In T20 Cricket first 6, 7 Over are very crucial and he has the ability to change the game and can impose the high aggregate on the score board with explosive power.


Chris Lynn - Euro T20 Slam

Chris Lynn was born in Brisbane, Australia on born 10 April 1990. He made his debut in International cricket in Hobart on 29 January 2014 against England.


Participation in World Leagues:

1.       Indian Premier League

2.       Sheffield Shield

3.       Big Bash League

4.       Caribbean Premier League

5.       Global T20 Canada cricket




In IPL he was the part of  Deccan Chargers   from 2011 to 2012. In 2013 he was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad but, unfortunately he couldn’t get a chance to play even a single game. In year 2014 bought him by Kolkata Knight Riders and there he got the chance to play. He scored 45 off 31 balls and consider as Man of the match in his first game and prove his significance for Kolkata Knight Riders.

In Sheffield Shield he scored 250 not out against Victoria on 9 February 2015. In  Big Bash League   as part of Brisbane Heat he scored his first T20 century. He shown his striking power against Hobart Hurricanes  in Big Bash League   and there he put 101 off 51 deliveries.  In Caribbean Premier League he was the part of Trinbago Knight Riders in 2018.

Let’s take a quick look on his international score card in all formats.

ODI career:

Matches  Scores Best Score Bat. average   100/50 runs
4 75 44 18.75 9/12


T20 career:

Matches  Scores Best Score Bat. average   100/50 runs
18 291 44 19.40 0/10


Test career:

Matches  Scores Best Score Bat. average   100/50 runs
nil nil nil



With the exceptional hard hitting batting behavior of Chris Lynn make him a desirable candidate for every franchise.



Luke Ronchi (Marquee Player) :

In modern cricket a good wicket keeper batsman always a key player and have an immense distinguish over other teams. Luke Ronchi  is international wicket keeper batsman will participate in debut Euro T20 Slam League.  A very handy cricketer who can bat and also good at behind the wickets.


Luke Ronchi - Euro T20 Slam



In International cricket he represented both Australia cricket team and New Zealand cricket team. Luke Ronchi   was born in Dannevirke, New Zealand on born 23 April 1981. In 2008, he served as wicket keeper for Australia due to Haddin broke his finger. Luke Ronchi played four ODI matches, and only one T20 match for Australia. After that he reveals his intent to back to New Zealand for further cricketing carrier.  

Debut for New Zealand : Luke Ronchi made his debut for New Zealand against England in may 2015 and played a winning innings of 88 off 70 balls.

On 21 June 2017 he revealed his announcement from International cricket so their short career comes to an end.


After international retirement tournaments:

1.      Pakistan Super League

2.      Global T20 Canada

3.      Afghanistan Premier League 

4.      Bangladesh Premier League


Luke Ronchi   has participated in PSL (Pakistan Super League) represented Islamabad United in year 2018. He scored second highest half-century on 19 balls in the history of PSL. His name was in list for  Edmonton Royals for the inaugural edition  of  Global T20 Canada  in June 2018 and also his name was in first edition  of  Afghanistan Premier League  for Kabul’s squad in September 2018 . He was drafted for BPL (Bangladesh Premier League) for Chittagong Vikings. Now he is serving as wicket keeping and fielding coach for New Zealand.

Let’s take a quick look on his international score card in all formats.

ODI career:

Matches  Scores Best Score Bat. average   100/50 runs
85 1,397
23.67 1/4



Test career:

Matches  Scores Best Score Bat. average   100/50 runs
4 319 88



Stats as wicket keeper (Test + ODI).

Matches  Catches Stumping’s
89 110 12


AS wicket keeper / and hard hitting batsman presence of Luke Ronchi   in Euro T20 Slam League  for any team can make the clear difference over other teams.


Brendon McCullum (New Zeeland): Brendon  McCullum  is another international wicket keeper batsman will who will appear  in Euro T20 Slam League. A brand name of world cricket and an enormous danger to the opponents teams for his explosive batting and wicket keeper. He is the former captain of black caps in all formats. Brendon  McCullum  was born in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand on born 27 Sep, 1981.

He is well known for scoring with rapid pace and keeps the pressure on the other team by his scoring pace. Even he continue with his quick scoring habit  in test cricket also and name a record of fastest every century in Test cricket , where he scored 100 on 54 balls against Australia at Christchurch . Brendon  McCullum  is the as one of the most triumphant captain and the batsman for the New Zeeland cricket.


He made his debut on 17 January, 2002 against Australia at Sydney  he  played a very short inns. Of 5 runs on 15 balls, although it was not a good day for him. Later he was continue to play with his explosive style of batting.  In Abu Dhabi against Pakistan he scored 131 to help New Zeeland to get the total of 303 and level the series by winning this match.



1.      On 18 Feb, 2014 He became the first New Zealander cricketer to score a triple hundred in a Test match, 302 runs against India.

2.      He also became the first cricketer by New Zealand who scored (1164) runs more than thousand in calendar year.

3.      He played a fastest ever test century on just 54 balls.

4.      He became the first batman’s who posted 2 tons in t20I cricket.

5.      He is the former top scorer in T20 cricket.

6.      Claim the highest  sixth-wicket  highest partnership  of   339 runs with Martin Guptill by  New Zealand

7.      He became the first player to score 1,000 runs in international T20 game.


Brendon  McCullum  reveal his intentions

On 22 December, 2015 that he would retire  from International cricket. He is the first captain who became the top scorer (170) and first captain who made century in his farewell match against Australia. On 24 February 2016 he retired from International cricket in all formats.


Participation in World Leagues:

1.       IPL (Indian Premier  league)

2.       Pakistan Super League

3.      Big Bash League

4.       Caribbean Premier League

5.       Bangladesh Premier League

6.       Afghanistan Premier League


In first edition of  IPL  he represented Kolkata Knight Riders   in 2008 and on 18 April 2008 against RCB he posted a highest score of 158*  on just 73 balls in a T20 match by help of 13 sixes which was highest sixes record in T20 match in an inns . Later on this record was break by an English batsman by strike 16 sixes in T20 match. In year 2011 he was bought by Kochi Tuskers Kerala , team was new addition to this season. In 2012 IPL he return back to Kolkata Knight Riders . In year 2014 he was in contract with Chennai Super Kings and became the most dangerous batsman in the T20 cricket.

In September 2016 he signed with the Lahore Qalandars for the 2017 season of the Pakistan Super League and appointed as  team’s captain

After that Brendon  McCullum  was part of several other T20 leagues around the world and shown himself as world threatening player in T20 Cricket.




Let’s take a quick look over his majestic international score card in all formats.

ODI career:

Matches  Scores Best Score Bat. average   100/50 runs
260 6,083
30.41 5/32



Test career:

Matches  Scores Best Score Bat. average   100/50 runs
101 6,453 302


Test career:


Matches  Scores Best Score Bat. average   100/50 runs
71 2,140 123 35.66 2/13



Stats as wicket keeper (Test + ODI).

  ODI  Catches/stumpings Test Catches/stumpings T20 Catches/stumpings
262/15 198/11 36/8


By his splendid international and leagues T20 performances make him an automatic choice for every participant franchise. Team have Brendon  McCullum will must have dominance over other team in Euro T20 Slam League.  


Shane Watson (Aus) :

All-rounder is the plus point for every team in cricket, and also every team has wish to have presence of one or two good all-rounders. Shane Watson is well known all-rounder from aussies.  He has ability to break the partnership. He has done this before many time for his team, he has capability to gets the wickets on very crucial moment, later which considers as turning point of game. Shane Watson  is very experience player form Australia who has played almost every Cricket league around the world PSL,IPL, and BBL and several others. He is also among six international Player who have verify his joining for T20 Slam league.

Shane Watson - Euro t20 slam

Born in Queensland, Australia on 17 June 1981. He made his debut on 24 March 2002 against South Africa  at  SuperSport Park. He became the key player for Australia team as all-rounder and, almost in every game he played a vital role in victories for Australia.



1-      Hold the record of 50 runs and 2 wickets for 8 times by Australia.

2-      Highest batting average among all Australian cricketer who scored 1000 runs for Australia

3-      Scored fastest 5000 runs + picked 150 wickets fastest by any Australian.

4-      First player, who was on top in world ranking for both by his bowling and batting performances.

5-      He is the only player who scored 50 runs and got 3 wickets three times in same match of T20 cricket.

6-      Only player who received the four successive Man of the match award in ICC history.

7-      A player who made 100 on his captaincy debut in T20 cricket.

8-      He is the player who has highest strike rate among all other opening batsman in T20 cricket.

9-      In T20 cricket he holds the record of most wickets most sixes by Australian.

10-  In world T20 he holds the record of most runs, most wickets and most sixes by any Australian cricketer.

11-  He is the only player who got four wickets in an innings and scored 100 in all formats of cricket.

12-  He enlisted himself as top batman’s who scored century in all three form of cricket for Australia.

13-  He played most ICC events most by any Australian.

14-   Holds the record of fastest 6000 runs and 200 wickets T20 cricket.


Participation in World Leagues:

1.       IPL (Indain Peremier leauge)

2.       Pakistan Super League

3.      Big Bash League

4.      Caribbean Premier League


Shane Watson  join Rajasthan Royals (IPL) on 2008 in its first edition with worth of $125,000.  There he performed very well for his team with bat and bowl. He won 4 men of the match awards and also awarded as man of the tournaments, he scored for centuries and took 17 wickets in 12 games. Later on due to his national team duties he did not played IPL second edition. Rajasthan Royals missed his performances. In next season of 2011 Shane Watson  again join his earlier contracted team and continue as skipper. He played superb inns of 101 runs on 61 balls against Chennai Super Kings.  Subsequently his successive performances for his team  awarded  him man of tournament of the year 2013.

In season 2104 Shane Watson again bought by his debut IPL team Rajasthan Royals in worth of $2 million as captain. In 2016 he Royal Challengers Bangalore bought him net worth of $1.4 million. In year 2018 he joined Chennai Super Kings and scored his 3rd 100 in IPL against Rajasthan Royals and awarded man of the match  for his best strike rate.

He also represented Sydney Thunder  in  Big Bash League.  He continues with his performance in several other leagues PSL, Caribbean Premier League.


Let’s take a quick look over his majestic international score card in all formats.

Batting Career statistics:

ODI career:

Matches  Scores Best Score Bat. average   100/50 runs


40.54 9/33



Test career:

Matches  Scores Best Score Bat. average   100/50 runs




Test career:


Matches  Scores Best Score Bat. average   100/50 runs
124* 29.24 1/10






Bowling Career statistics:

ODI career:

Matches  Wickets Best Bowling Bowl. average   5 wickets          
190 168 4/36

Test career:


Matches  Wickets Best Bowling Bowl. average   5 wickets
3 times

Final Thoughts:


These six International players confirm his availability for the euro T20 slam league tournament. All International players have enough experience of international cricket and world T20 leagues as well. So this is going to be very useful league for the local cricketers to play along the experienced international cricketer they will learn a lot from him in every walks of cricket.


You comments will make us know that how eagerly you are waiting for this euro T20 slam league. Keep visiting for more updates.


Updated: June 25, 2019 — 9:13 am

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