Abdullah Syed
Abdullah Syed was selected as The Philadelphians franchise first “Priority Domestic” player. Photo courtesy of Rahul Sharma

The Philadelphians Cricket franchise, in association with 124NotOut Sports Agency, is excited to announce Mr. Syed Abdullah as our first “Priority Domestic” player signing for the Minor League Cricket 2022 season.

Syed Abdullah is an American professional cricketer of Pakistani descent who has built his reputation as an explosive opening batsman. His profile includes playing for the USA National Cricket team in addition to featuring prominently in Minor League Cricket as well as other high profile domestic and international cricket leagues.

“I’m beyond excited to be part of The Philadelphians. They have a great setup for professional cricketers in America. The main thing about this team is they treat you like family on and off the field and that’s been one of the primary driving factors for me to decide to play for them. I am looking forward to be with them in the long term and take this team to the next level. Let’s go Philadelphians!!!” says Mr. Abdullah.

Mr. Abdullah will be represented by his professional management firm 124NotOut Sports Agency who have quickly built a reputation for providing one of the leading platforms for professional cricket teams and players to engage with each other. “We wish to congratulate The Philadelphians Cricket franchise on selecting our “Gentle Giant”, Syed Abdullah, to be a part of their team for MiLC 2022 season. We are happy that Abdullah has found himself a home for cricket. He is going to work hard for the team, his work ethic is phenomenal and he loves the game. We look forward to a long successful partnership with both Abdullah and with the franchise providing all required support,” says Basia Powell, Vice President – 124NotOut Sports Agency.

The franchise’s sentiments were shared by founding partner Mr. Santhosh Kandasamy, who says, “Abdullah has been on our close radar right from the MiLC exhibition season and we couldn’t be happier to see him join us at an exciting phase for the franchise. Abdullah is no stranger to Philly and I am sure the fans will be thrilled to see him wear the yellow jersey. His work ethic, dedication and humble attitude in addition to his all-round ability on the field bodes well with our culture. We’d like to thank 124NotOut in helping Abdullah find his new home. They are one of the best agencies in professional cricket at the moment and we wish them great success in the future.”

Minor League Cricket Season 2 kicks off on June 25, 2022 with the domestic player drafts set to be held on May 12, 2022.

Media release courtesy Philadelphians Cricket franchise and 124NotOut Sports Agency.

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