30 May 2020 last updated at 22:01 GMT
 
Shah to replace Warne in IPL 5
Friday 09 March 2012

Rajasthan Royals have signed England batsman Owais Shah for the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as a replacement for spin wizard Shane Warne, who has retired from all formats of cricket. Warne had led the Royals in the first four seasons of the IPL.

The 33-year-old Shah has represented the Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Daredevils and Kochi Tuskers Kerala in the previous seasons. Shah has also played 17 Twenty20 internationals for England and has a half-century to his credit.

"We are delighted to have signed on Owais Shah to play for the Rajasthan Royals. He is one of the most exciting batsmen in the world and has been particularly outstanding in the shorter forms of the game," Raghu Iyer, CEO, Jaipur IPL Cricket Pvt Ltd, said.

ICC forced to delay T20 WC discussions
ICC and BCCI come to loggerheads over tax exemption for global events in the country
BCCI’s attempts to give prize money to junior cricketers delayed
The Board was delayed in its attempts to give prize money to junior players due to the cap on cash deposits in ‘Jan Dhan’ accounts