as mentioned in The explosive batsman has become the first Indian male cricketer to sign for an overseas franchise-based T20 league and feels that it will be ideal preparation for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Hong Kong T20 Blitz, a four-team event, will span over a period of five days with Cantons, Galaxy Gladiators Lantau, City Kaitak and Hong Kong Island United vying for the title.
But the right-hander is back in the news for a unique feat he achieved after signing up for the Hong Kong League.
Huge news for @KowloonCantons fans & the DTC Hong Kong T20 Blitz as India’s Yusuf Pathan signs on!
It’s been almost four years since Yusuf Pathan last featured for India on the international circuit.
as informed in Hong Kong T20 Blitz, which is a four-team event, also includes Galaxy Gladiators Lantau, City Kaitak and Hong Kong Island United.
Indian all-rounder Yusuf Pathan has become cricketer from the country to sign a deal with an overseas franchise-based T20 league after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) allowed him to feature in the Hong Kong T20 Blitz.
Both the BCCI as well as the Baroda Cricket Association have provided a No Objection Certificate (NOC) to Yusuf.
Apart from Yusuf, Kowloon Cantons have already picked up Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi and England’s Tymal Mills and Scotland’s Calum MacLeod.
Chief executive of Cricket Hong Hong, Tim Cutler, thanked the BCCI for clearing Yusuf’s participation in the tournament, saying his presence would prove to be a big boost for the game in the country.
as informed in India’s all-rounder Yusuf Pathan has become the first male Indian cricketer to sign for an overseas franchise-based T20 league.
Pathan has signed to play in the Hong Kong League, which is scheduled to be held from March 8-12.
I am looking forward to meeting them and get maximum out of the tournament,” Yusuf said.
He also added that Hong Kong League will be an ideal preparation for the IPL.
Talking about other international cricketers playing in the tournament, Yusuf said that he doesn’t know of the names yet but he has been told that there are some big names involved in Hong Kong League.
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