Afghanistan leg pinner Qais Ahmad has signed with Kent to feature in the forthcoming season of the T20 Blast. He'll also be available for two County Championship games."I'm excited to play in the Vitality Blast and I'm really looking forward to being a Kent Spitfire. Having played alongside Daniel Bell-Drummond at Colombo Kings, I have heard good things about Kent and I will give it my all," he said. The youngster has featured in Afghanistan Premier League, Caribbean Premier League, Pakistan Super League, the Big Bash League and the Lanka Premier League.
"We're delighted to welcome a leg-spinner of Qais Ahmad's class to Kent as we look to bring some variety to our attack ahead of the Vitality Blast," Kent's Director of Cricket, Paul Downton, said. "He will also be available to play in a couple of County Championship matches for us."Qais Ahmad is an exciting talent who has shown his ability in top quality leagues all over the world. I am confident that his enthusiasm for the game will make him a firm favourite with our Members and supporters as we look to welcome crowds back to watching live cricket again." In 67 T20 games he has taken 77 wickets at an economy rate of 7.15. Ahmad had signed with Gloucestershire last year but had his contract annulled owing to the pandemic situation. He'll also play for the Welsh Fire in the inaugural season of The Hundred