It can be nice if Rehan is picked in IPL public sale, says Brendon McCullum

It can be nice if Rehan is picked in IPL public sale, says Brendon McCullum
It can be nice if Rehan is picked in IPL public sale, says Brendon McCullum
Brendon McCullum. File Photo

Brendon McCullum. File Photo
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England red-ball coach Brendon McCullum says it could be “superior” if leg-spinner Rehan Ahmed luggage an IPL deal following his stellar Test debut and he would need the {the teenager} to play as a lot franchise cricket as potential.

The 18-year-old Ahmed became the youngest to take a five wicket haul on Test debut as he claimed the spectacular figures of (5/48) in opposition to Pakistan on day three within the third Test right here.

Ahmed, who already has a deal to play within the inaugural ILT20 within the UAE in January and February, has entered the IPL public sale, to be held in Kochi on Friday, with a base value of ₹40 lakh.

“It can be nice if he received picked up on the IPL. It can be superior if he did,” McCullum advised BBC’s Test Match Special on Tuesday.

“Why not give him that chance to rub shoulders with different gamers and decide up these experiences? What different 18-year-old goes to get these possibilities? “He’s a completely fledged worldwide cricketer.” McCullum, who performed within the first 11 IPL seasons earlier than teaching Kolkata Knight Riders, stated he’ll encourage the teen to play franchise cricket.

“The necessary factor now could be that we proceed to take care of him,” the previous New Zealand skipper stated.

“I’ll encourage him to play as a lot franchise cricket and get as many experiences across the globe and play with completely different gamers, beneath completely different coaches and in several circumstances.”

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