Saturday, February 16, 2008

Shoeb Akte will play in IPL

During the home sires along with Zimbabwe Shoeb Akter was kept out in spite of his better performances against India in the Future Cup series in India home series and test series too. That is why he become upset and was a rumor that he can join in the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL). Now the rumor has come to end after signing with IPL. There are more news about that he has make a contact with IPL/

"My commitment to the DLF IPL is absolute. There is a lot of talk flying around players at the moment regarding the new Twenty20 competitions, but I have signed with the DLF IPL and I am so excited about the upcoming bid process and finding out which franchisee I will play for," Akhtar said in a statement.

"This is an exciting week for Shoaib and all other players contracted to the DLF IPL," said Akhtar's agent, David Ligertwood of Essentially Group, the international sports business.

"We have just agreed the long form player contract, which Shoaib and all other players will sign in the next 48 hours. We are now waiting to find out on the 20th which city and franchises will Shoaib service."

I also have got a news source that the Rawalpindi Express could get $10,00000 for three years. Not only Shoeb Akter but also Md Sami and Rana Naved-ul-Hasan has signed with ICL.