Time Tuesday Feb 23 2021
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PSL 2021: Rashid Khan thanks Lahore Qalandars, fans after leaving PSL for national duty

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  • Rashid Khan says it is too soon to leave PSL
  • Afghanistan's leg spinner says he will be back for next year's PSL
  • Lahore Qalandars Manager Sameen Rana calls Rashid Khan a "true Qalandar"

Afghanistan's leg spinner Rashid Khan thanked Lahore Qalandars and his fans after departing for national duties following a brief stint at the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

"Too soon leaving the PSL. But have to attend national duty," tweeted Rashid along with a few pictures of him in the Lahore Qalandars colours.

Rashid thanked his team and fans "for the great support and love", adding that he will return next year.

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Lahore Qalandars Manager and COO Sameen Rana thanked the Afghani player for his services to the team, calling him a "true Qalandar".

"Thank you Rashid Khan for all your efforts and contributions. You are not only a great player but also a wonderful person. You are a true Qalandar for life wish you all the best for upcoming series against Zimbabwe," said Rana. 

Rashid was only able to play the opening two games for the Lahore Qalandars.

His departure was, however, expected after he was named in Afghanistan's squad for the two Test series they will be playing against Zimbabwe from March 2. 


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