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Rajshahi Kings sign Jonker and Qais

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For the upcoming season of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), Rajshahi Kings have signed South African batsman Chrisitaan Jonker and teenage Afghan bowler Qais Ahmed.
On Saturday, Rajshahi Kings confirmed the joining of newly contracted recruits through their official social media account.
Including Jonker and Qais, Rajshahi Kings' tally of cricketers for the forthcoming season has turned to six. All the franchise teams this season have had the opportunity to retain four cricketers and Rajshahi Kings retained Mominul Haque, Mustafizur Rahman, Mehedi Hasan Miraz and Jakir Hossain.
Christiaan Jonker, 32, is not quite well known in world cricket still. He played two one day internationals and two T20I matches for South Africa.
Jonker appeared in Global T20 League Canada for Admonton Royals. Apart from that he also featured in Border, North East, South Western district and Warriors.
On the other hand, 18 year old Afghan cricketer Qais Ahmed is a hand hander fast bowler. He is yet to make his debut for Afghanistan.
He was in the squad of the St. Lucia Stars in the Caribbean Premier League. He is one of the leading cricketers of Afghanistan under-19 team. Previously Qais featured in Band-a-amir Dragons and Pamir Stars.

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