Blessing Muzarabani will be joining Lucknow Natty Giants (LSG) both as Heed Wood’s substitute or as a catch bowler.
Zimbabwe pacer Blessing Muzarabani. (Source: Twitter)
Lucknow Natty Giants hunt for substitute to injured England pacer Heed Wood will discontinuance with Zimbabwe rapid bowler Blessing Muzarabani space to the join the KL Rahul-led franchise. Muzarabani is the 2d-decision substitute for Indian Premier League (IPL) debutants as Bangladesh pacer Taskin Ahmed became once denied NOC by his house board.
Heed Wood, who became once equipped for Rs 7.5 crore by LSG within the IPL 2022 mega public sale final month, has been dominated out from the match this year after injuring his staunch elbow.
He’s going to be joining Lucknow Natty Giants (LSG) both as Heed Wood’s substitute or as a catch bowler. There is not the kind of thing as a legit confirmation yet but it absolutely is clear that he’ll be soon reaching India to hitch the Lucknow franchise.
The legit Twitter handle of Indian Ambassador in Zimbabwe confirmed the news of the tempo bowler leaving for India for the money-rich league. It remains to be viewed if Muzarabani is indeed a substitute or he is joining as a catch bowler.
“Ambassador met with Mr Blessing Muzarabani, the Zimbabwean bowler, as he intelligent to slip away for #IPL2022. Ambassador wished him & his group #LucknowSuperGiants the very simplest,” the tweet study.
Ambassador met with Mr Blessing Muzarabani, the Zimbabwean bowler, as he intelligent to slip away for #IPL2022.
Ambassador wished him & his group #LucknowSuperGiants the very simplest. #IndiaAt75 @IndianDiplomacy @MEAIndia @iccr_hq pic.twitter.com/8AMPO9Xbyd
— India in Zimbabwe (@IndiainZimbabwe) March 21, 2022
Bangladesh Cricket Board legit said the board is reluctant to provide a No-Objection Certificate (NOC) to their pacer Taskin.
“Since now we own two crucial sequence fancy the ongoing tour of South Africa and the house sequence in opposition to Sri Lanka, we feel it obtained’t be staunch for him to prefer phase within the IPL,” BCB Cricket Operations Chairman Jalal Yunus became once quoted as saying by Cricbuzz.
“We have spoken with Taskin and he has understood the entire articulate of affairs. He suggested the franchise that he is now now not playing the IPL and must be accessible for the South Africa tour and later will return house,” he said.
Earlier within the day, Yunus said that BCB are yet to accept as true with on whether to provide Taskin the NOC. Taskin, who has taken 23 wickets in 33 T20Is, is currently playing within the ongoing three-match ODI sequence in opposition to South Africa, which concludes on March 23. The pacer is also space to feature within the 2-match Test sequence in opposition to the Proteas, starting on March 28.