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Australia’s Smith continues return with Caribbean spell

SYDNEY: Former Australia captain Steve Smith will continue his return to competitive cricket in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) next month after signing up to replace Shakib Al Hasan in the Twenty 20 league. The 29-year-old batsman has already played in the Global T-20 Canada League since being handed a 12-month ban from international and state cricket for his part in the ball-tampering scandal that rocked the game earlier this year. Still the number one ranked test batsman in the world, Smith replaces Shakib in…

Wahab Riaz recalled as Pakistani cricketers drafted for CPL 2017

Pakistan fast-bowler Wahab Riaz has been recalled for the upcoming edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), while youngster Shadab Khan has signed up for the cricket league.¬† Shadab Khan who was noted for his outstanding performance while playing for Islamabad United during the¬†second edition of the Pakistan Super League has been signed up by the Trinbago Knight Riders for a contract worth 30,000 dollars. The player draft for the fifth edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) was launched in Barbados on…