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Madan Lal's son set to debut for Ahmedabad Rockets in ICL

New Delhi, Sep 29 (UNI) Former Indian cricketer Madan Lal's son Kunal Lal, with four other overseas players, has joined the Indian Cricket League (ICL) for its new season starting on October 10.

The international players, who have joined the rebel league, include three Pakistani and a Bangladeshi cricketer.

All-rounder Tahir Mughal, Shahid Yousuf and Hafeez Khaleel were the Pakistani domestic recruits to have joined the Inzamam-ul Haq-led Lahore Badshahs, while 22-year-old top-order batsman Nazimuddin will turn out for Twenty20 league's new team Dhaka Warriors.

The most notable among the new recruits is Kunal who will play for Ahmedabad Rockets.

The left arm medium pacer Kunal who has represented Delhi at the first class level marks his debut in the ICL, adding to the list of second generation Indian cricketers choosing the transparent and vibrant ICL platform.

Presently debuting at the ICL Twenty-20 domestic tournament, the 24-year-old bowler has given a good account of himself picking up wickets for the Ahmedabad Rockets at an impressive average of 16.83 and an economy rate of 6.51.

Apart from the players, the ICL has also recruited former Pakistan Test player Nadeem Khan as an assistant coach for the Lahore Badshahs' side.


Story first published: Monday, September 29, 2008, 18:42 [IST]
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