Balkh Legends is a professional Twenty20 cricket team that plays in Afghanistan Premier League. It is one of the five original APL T20 teams that competes in APL inaugural edition in 2018. National team captain Mohammad Nabi was announced the skipper of Balkh team in Afghanistan Premier League 2018.

Balkh Legends APL T20 Team Logo
Balkh Legends Logo

Former South Africa batsman Harschelle Gibbs is the head coach of team for inaugural edition. Team represents Mazar-i-Sharif city from North region in the championship.

Balkh Legends won the inaugural edition of Afghanistan Premier League in 2018 by defeating Kabul Zwanan in the final match at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

Balkh Legends 2018 Team, Squad

Mohammed Nabi will be leading Balkh Legends in the first season of APLT20 which is schedule to play between 5 and 21 October 2018. Chris Gayle, Ravi Bopara, Mohammed Irfan, Kamran Akmal, Colin Munro, Ryan Ten Doeschate, Ben Laughlin and Mohammad Nawaz are overseas players in Balkh Legends team for 2018 Afghanistan Premier League.

Balkh Legends defeated Nangarhar Leopards in the first semi-final of APL 2018 to enter final.

Mohammed Nabi (Captain) Afghanistan All-Rounder
Chris Gayle West Indies All-Rounder
Usman Ghani Afghanistan Bowler
Farhan Zakhil Afghanistan Batsman
Ravi Bopara England All-Rounder
Aftab Alam Afghanistan Bowler
Mohammad Irfan Pakistan Bowler
Samiullah Salarzai Afghanistan Bowler
Ikram AliKhil Afghanistan Batsman
Colin Munro New Zealand All-Rounder
Ryan Ten Doeschate Netherlands All-Rounder
Qais Ahmad Afghanistan Bowler
Gulbadin Naib Afghanistan Bowler
Tariq Stanikzai Afghanistan All-Rounder
Kamran Akmal Pakistan Wicket-Keeper
Asadullah Matani Afghanistan Batsman
Ben Laughlin Australia Bowler
Darwish Rasooli Afghanistan Batsman
Mohammad Nawaz Pakistan Bowler

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