Lanka Premier League 2020: Munaf Patel Joins Kandy Tuskers, Irfan Pathan and Chris Gayle Are Other 2 Giants Of The Team
Former India fast bowler Munaf Patel has signed a contract to play for Kandy Tuskers in the Lanka Premier League (LPL) that begins on November 26.
The right-arm bowler, who was part of India's 2011 World Cup-winning team will play alongside former India teammate Irfan Pathan in the tournament that runs till December 16.
"Former India fast bowler Munaf Patel has signed a contract to @KandyTuskers," the LPL tweeted on Tuesday.
Confirmed— Lanka Premier League (@LPLt20official) LPLt20official/status/1328379593317773314?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 16, 2020
Former India Fast Bowler Munaf Patel has signed a contract to @KandyTuskers
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Patel has played 13 Test matches, 70 One-day Internationals and three T20 Internationals. He has also played 63 Indian Premier League games for Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Lions, picking 74 wickets.
Other than Patel and Pathan, Manpreet Gony is the third Indian who will play in the league although he will represent Colombo Kings.
A total of five teams -- Colombo, Kandy, Galle, Dambulla and Jaffna -- will play 23 matches in 21 days.