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Irfan Pathan part of CPL 2019 player draft

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Pathan is one of 536 players from around the world who have signed up for the Carribean (CPL) draft.

While this is the first time an Indian has applied in the draft, Pathan's participation would be subject to whether he gets a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the Board of Control for (BCCI), which maintains a strict policy of not allowing Indian players to play in foreign T20 leagues.

Pathan's name appears on the CPL's website among several others who have made themselves available for the draft, which is to be held on May 22 in His is the only name from The only other countries that have been represented by a are and

Pathan, who has got over 100 Test wickets to his name, has not featured in the Indian team since a T20I against in 2012. He has also not been a part of the over the past two seasons.

He managed just one game for the Rising Pune Supergiant in IPL 2017 and before that, he was part of the Gujarat Lions and played four times in the 2016 season.

The record 536 players making themselves available for the draft also includes Alex Hales, who was recently dropped from all England squads due to recreational drug use, Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, star and apart from stars like Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, and



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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 10:00 IST