New Pak all-rounder Arafat joins Kolkata Knight RidersJuly 15th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 15 (ANI): Pakistan all-rounder Yasir Arafat has reportedly joined IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders owned by Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan and captained by Saurav Ganguly.
Yasir has taken seven wickets and scored 44 runs in his only Test. He has also taken four wickets in eight one-day internationals, besides scoring 48 runs.
The PCB gave the go ahead to Arafat to join the Kolkata team for IPLs next edition scheduled in April-May 2009, reported the Daily Times.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has also given him a green signal and encouraged the pacer to join the team, the paper quoted sources close to Yasir as saying.
They added that Shahrukh talked to the all-rounder on telephone and personally finalised the initial details with him. (ANI)
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