MUMBAI: Former Mumbai leg-spinner Pravin Tambe is about to turn out to be first Indian participant to play within the Caribbean Premier League after being picked up through Trinbago Knight Riders within the gamers’ draft.
The 48-year-old, who has retired from first class cricket, will want a No Objection Certificate from the BCCI to play within the CPL.
The six CPL franchises have decided on their groups for the 2020 event which is scheduled to happen from August 18 to September 10. The event shall be held at the back of closed doorways because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The draft was carried out remotely and the six teams have successfully filled out their rosters with both Caribbean and overseas players with Rashid Khan, Marcus Stoinis, Ross Taylor, Tambe and Carlos Brathwaite all being signed up,” learn a CPL remark.
Tambe rose to reputation after he made his IPL debut on the age of 41 and changed into the oldest participant to play within the cash-rich league.
He performed 33 IPL fits and took 28 wickets with a median of 30.5.
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