KKR include Abdullah, Bisla in line-up for IPL 4

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New Delhi, Jan 14 (PTI) Kolkata Knight Riders haveincluded Mumbai left-arm spinner Iqbal Abdulla and HimachalPradesh wicketkeeper Manvinder Bisla in their line-up for thefourth edition of the Indian Premier League.

Abdulla, who scored his maiden first class century in the2010-11 Ranji season, has signed a two-year deal with theKolkata outfit, it was learnt.

"We have signed deals with Iqbal and Bisla," a KKRofficial said..

"We needed a specialist Indian spinner to accompanyShakib and Yusuf Pathan and we are happy to getIqbal," a Knight Riders spokesperson said.

Abdulla has been with the Knight Riders since the pastthree seasons, but played in only four games. He now returnsas an uncapped signing.

Bisla, who made his IPL debut with Kings XI Punjab, wouldbe playing in his second season.

Story first published: Friday, January 14, 2011, 15:00 [IST]
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