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Karachi bag Mushfiq after Shakib

December 23rd, 2015 | by admin
Karachi bag Mushfiq after Shakib

Karachi Kings scooped up Tigers Test skipper Mushfiqur Rahim during the second and final day of the Pakistan Super League players’ draft yesterday. He will team up with compatriot Shakib al Hasan alongside his BPL teammate Ravi Bopara.

Mushfiq, who went unsold in the Gold category on the previous day, was bagged by the Kings by $25,000 from the Silver category. Shakib was bought from the Platinum category with a remuneration of $140,000. Mushfiq was the Kings’ fourth foreign recruit after Bopara, Shakib and Lendl Simmons. The Kings also confirmed the services of Shoaib Malik, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Amir and Bilawal Bhatti.

On Monday, left-arm seamer Mustafizur Rahman – to Lahore Qalandars – and Tamim Iqbal – to Peshawar Zalmi – were bought for $50,000 each.

Bangladeshi cricketers Soumya Sarkar, Shahriar Nafees, Mahmudullah, Mominul Haque and Anamul Haque Bijoy went unsold during day two of the PSL draft in Lahore. The franchise-based Twenty20 tournament is scheduled for February in Dubai.

Source: The Dhaka Tribune

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