Sandeep Warrier has change into the 6th participant from Kerala to get an IPL deal for the approaching season. The fitting-arm pacer will ply his industry for two-time IPL champions, Kolkata Knight Riders.
Warrier used to be considered one of Kerala’s brightest spots within the exceptional remaining season of the Ranji Trophy the place he and his teammates claimed their position in historical past after powering the workforce to its maiden semi-final within the nation’s premier firstclass pageant.
Warrier endured his spectacular display within the 2019 Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy too the place he picked up a hat-trick within the exciting eight-run win over Andhra remaining month. And KKR, on Wednesday, rewarded him through handing the deal for the approaching season.
The Knight Riders is probably not his first franchise within the IPL. He used to be up to now part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) camp for 3 seasons from 2013 to 2015. Then again, he didn’t get to play a unmarried sport. From 2016 until the remaining yr, there have been no consumers for him within the public sale earlier than his spectacular presentations made KKR signal him up on the remaining second.
With the exception of him, 5 different gamers from Kerala who will probably be in motion this IPL are – Sanju Samson (Rajasthan Royals), Basil Thambi (Sunrisers Hyderabad), KM Asif (Chennai Tremendous Kings) and Mithun Surendran (Rajasthan Royals).
KKR, in the meantime, have already got a excellent all-round tempo assault with the likes of Lockie Ferguson, Harry Gurney, Andre Russell, P Krishna and Kamlesh Nagarkoti within the aspect. Warrier’s addition will give them an skilled participant so far as home stipulations are involved.