Kumar, Khan, Kapoor, Jamkhandi and Singh aim To Keep Canada’s Flag Flying High For The Brampton Wolves!

When the Darren Sammy led Brampton Wolves makes its debut during this year’s GT20 Canada Tournament, five Canadian cricketer will be among its ranks. Nitish Kumar, Abraash Khan, Faisal Jamkhani and Nawab Singh will be the five Canadians donning Brampton Wolves colors.

Nitish Roenick Kumar

Born May 21, 1994, Scarborough, Ontario

Current age 25 years 45 days

Major teams Canada, Americas Under-15s,Canada Under-15s, Canada Under-19s,Loughborough Marylebone Cricket Club University (England),St Lucia Zouks, Toronto Nationals

Nickname Ronnie, Tendulkar

Playing role Batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm off break

Career Highlights:

August 2009: Became the youngest player to debut for Canada in first-class matches when he played in an Intercontinental Cup game against Kenya.

February 2010: Became the second youngest player to play ODIs at the age of 15 years and 273 days. Was also a part of the Under-19 World Cup team.

ICC World Cup 2011: Became the youngest player to play in the history of the tournament, representing Canada.

2011 Under-19 World Cup Qualifiers: Canada’s leading run-scorer in the qualifying tournament, and 4th overall with 370 runs, including 2 tons. Also took 8 wickets.

2012 World T20 Qualifiers: Scored 57 runs in 44 balls against Papua New Guinea to help Canada to a 6-wicket win.

Canada’s second-highest scorer run-scorer in the competition.

August 2013: Scored his maiden ton smashing an impressive 103 against UAE during the Intercontinental Cup Games.

2014: Included in World Cup Qualifiers squad.

January 2018: Named as the captain of Canada’s squad for the 2018 ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament in.

June 2018: Selected to play for the Toronto Nationals in the players’ draft for the inaugural edition of the Global T20 Canada tournament.

September 2018: Named as the captain of Canada’s squad for the 2018–19 ICC World Twenty20 Americas Qualifier tournament.

Leading wicket-taker for Canada in the tournament, with eleven dismissals in six matches.

October 2018: Named in Canada’s squad for the 2018–19 Regional Super50 tournament in the West Indies.

April 2019: Named in Canada’s squad for the 2019 ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament in Namibia.

May 2019: Selected by the St Lucia Stars during the Caribbean Premier League 2019 Players Draft.

The only Canadian player to be drafted by any of the six participating Franchises.

June 2019: Selected to play for the Brampton Wolves in the 2019 Global T20 Canada tournament.

 T20 debut vs Netherlands at Dubai International Cricket Stadium , Mar 13, 2012

T20 Career:


M16 Inn 15 NO 1 Runs 217 HS 38 Avg 15.5 SR 54.66


M 16 INN 3 B66 Runs 63 ECON 5.73 Avg 31.5 SR 33.

 Muhammad Abraash Khan

Born July 23, 1998, Peshawar, Pakistan

Current age 20 years 347 days

Major teams Canada Under-15s, Canada Under-19s,Edmonton Royals

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Career Highlights:

Pace bowling talent recognized at the Ontario Cricket Academy when he was only 10 years old,

Selected for the Canada U-15 squad at age 13

Represented Canada as a 16yr old at the Sharjah hosted 2014 ICC U-19 World Cup

Participated in Pakistan’s 2014 National Cricket Academy Lahore Overseas Player Programme

Invited to join the Programme by former Pakistan Captain Wasim Ackram

Armaan Kapoor

Born December 28, 1994, Chandigarh, India

Current age 24 years 189 days

Major teams Canada Under-19s

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Career Highlights:

Described as potentially being “one of the “best youth players going around and the next level-headed middle order batsmen Canada desperately needs”at the conclusion of the 2014 United Arab Emirates hosted U19 World Cup

Recorded scores of 69 and 64 against Bermuda during King City hosted Pre Tournament Warm Up matches.

 Faisal Jamkhandi

Born October 7, 1999, Toronto, Ontario

Current age 19 years 271 days

Major teams Canada Under-19s

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Career Highlights:

Canada’s leading wicket-taker at the 2018-2019, New Zealand hosted ICC U19 World Cup. His 5-48 against Bangladesh was the very first five-for in the entire Tournament.

At age 17 was consistently clocking speeds above 130kph in Academy matches. Earned praise from former England fast bowler Alex Tudor, now a Level 3 coach in England.

Regular right arm, fast medium bowler and right hand lower order batsman member of the Mississauga Ramblers Cricket Club

Darsan Singh Cheema

Born- 27/June/ 1992

Batting style- Right-Hand bat

Bowling style- Right-arm medium-fast


Career   Highlights:
Canadian Experience:

Major Teams – Western T-20 (Cricket BC)
Playing since 2018 for Surrey united cricket club in Elite division in British Columbia mainland Cricket league. BC.

India Cricket Experience

Major Teams – Himachal Pradesh, India.

List A,T-20 domestic,Under-25 National, Under -22 National,Under-19 National,Under-19 Zone.

Been a trainee of MRF Pace Foundation for 2 years under Glenn McGrath former Australian cricketer.




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