Shan Masood has taken over as captain of the Bagh Stallions in the Kashmir Premier League, in place of Shadab Khan who was occupied with the national team.
The appointment of the left-handed batsman as skipper of the team was announced by the KPL franchise in a statement issued on Friday.
“Shan takes charge as the team's icon player announced before, Shadab Khan, is not able to participate in the League,” the official team’s statement read.
Opening up about his new role as captain, Shan said: "It's an honour for me that the team management has considered me for this opportunity. Leading the Bagh Stallions in the Kashmir Premier League should be a great experience with many local and new players participating and I look forward to the challenge."