Mohammed Azharuddeen watched the IPL public sale reside on tv from his resort room in Bengaluru on Thursday. Town would even be his base for the upcoming IPL, as he was roped in by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 20 lakh.

“I used to be hopeful of getting picked by one of many franchises as I had an honest Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 event,” Azharuddeen instructed Sportstar over cellphone. “To play in the IPL has been a dream for me. And I’m delighted that I’d be taking part in for RCB, because the group’s captain Virat Kohli is the cricketer I like most.”

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The wicketkeeper-batsman, who made heads flip together with his 54-ball 137 not out in opposition to Mumbai within the Mushtaq Ali event final month, mentioned he additionally had nice regard for one more RCB famous person, A.B. de Villiers. “And I’m glad that my Kerala teammate Sachin Child has additionally been purchased by RCB,” the 26-year-old mentioned.

“In the meanwhile I’m centered on the Vijay Hazare Trophy one-day event.”


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