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Afghan cricketers Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan create IPL history

Both Nabi and Khan were bought by SRH for Rs 30 lakh and Rs 4 crore, respectively

Afghanistan cricket broke a new barrier when Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan became the first from the war-torn nation to be picked in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction, on Monday. Both Nabi and Khan players were bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) for Rs 30 lakh and Rs 4 crore, respectively.

Five cricketers from Afghanistan were included in the auction for the first time. It was a bit surprising that seasoned all-rounder Nabi was snapped up at his base price while leg-spinner Khan got the benefit of a biding war between Sunrisers and Mumbai Indians and was eventually sold ...

First Published: Wed, September 27 2017. 14:37 IST

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