Two Jammu and Kashmir cricketers find buyers in IPL 2024 auction

Srinagar, Dec 20: Two cricketers from Jammu and Kashmir are set to play in 2024 edition of cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL).

The IPL 2024 is likely to commence from March 22 next year and is scheduled to run until the end of May, just ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup in June.

The auction of the cricketers for the upcoming 2024 session was held in Dubai on December 19.

Jammu and Kashmir pacer Rasikh Salam Dar is the third cricketer from Kashmir to participate in Indian Premier League after Abdul Samad and Umran Malik.

Rasikh has found a new place in IPL and will be representing Delhi Capitals in the upcoming IPL 2024. He was released by Kolkata Knight Riders ahead of IPL 2024 mini-auction in Dubai.

Earlier, he was part of Mumbai Indians camp in IPL 2019, but soon after making his IPL debut, he was banned by BCCI following a discrepancy with his birth certificate. Rasikh recently took 6-wickets against Chhattisgarh in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. He was acquired by Delhi Capitals for 0.20 Cr.

Abid Mushtaq, an all-rounder hailing from Doda has also made his place in IPL 2024. He has exhibited top performances at the national level. After many hits and misses, the all-rounder has finally found a place in Rajasthan Royals at his base price of 0.20 Cr.


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