Hasan Ali and Mohammad Hafeez to play for St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots in CPL

Hasan Ali and Mohammad Hafeez to play for St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots in CPL

Hafeez and Ali have signed up for St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots

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CARDIFF, WALES – JUNE 14: Pakistan bowler Hasan Ali celebrates after dismissing England batsman Ben Stokes during the ICC Champions Trophy semi final between England and Pakistan at SWALEC Stadium on June 14, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Pakistan bowling sensation Hasan Ali and batting stalwart Mohammad Hafeez have signed up for St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the Carribean Premier League (CPL). The Pakistan duo recently featured in their successful Champions Trophy campaign in England. Hasan Ali was the leading wicketkeeper in the tournament.

The two Pakistanis are all set to join the Pakistan contingency in the tournament featuring the likes of Imad Wasim, Shoaib Malik, Sohail Tanveer, Mohammad Sami, Shadab Khan, Kamran Akmal and Wahab Riaz. Jamaican Tallawahs have bagged the services of Imad Wasim and Mohammad Sami for a sum of $90000 and $70000 respectively. Sohail Tanveer was the most expensive buy for Guyana Amazon Warriors as he went for an amount of $160,000.

Here’s a complete list of Pakistan players in the CPL already

Sohail Tanveer: $160,000, Guyana Amazon Warriors
Shoaib Malik: $110,000, Barbados Tridents
Imad Wasim: $90,000, Jamaica Tallawahs
Mohammad Sami: $70,000, Jamaica Tallawahs
Shadab Khan: $30,000 Trinbago Knight Riders
Wahab Riaz: $30,000, Barbados Tridents
Kamran Akmal: $15,000, St. Lucia Stars

It is pertinent to mention here that, seven Pakistani cricketers have been drafted into the latest season of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2017, with all-rounder Sohail Tanvir becoming the most expensive Pakistani player picked in the first round of drafts.

Pakistan emerging spinner Shadab Khan, who was impressive for his side the Islamabad United, at Pakistan Super League (PSL) was able to find his place in the CPL and was picked by Trinbago Knight Riders for $30,000, way much than PSL man of the series Kamran Akmal who was sold for $15,000 and would represent the St Lucia Stars.

All rounder Imad Wasim and fast bowler Muhammad Sami were up picked by Jamaica Tallawahs for $90,000, and $70,000, respectively. Fast bowler Imran Khan was the least expensive of all Pakistani cricketers after he was picked by Barbados Tridents for $7,500.