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David Warner joins Bangladesh Premier League side Sylhet Sixers

This is Warner’s third club signing after being handed over a 12-month ban by the Cricket Australia for his involvement in a massive ball-tampering scandal at Cape Town.

cricket Updated: Oct 26, 2018 17:27 IST
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File image of Australia cricketer David Warner.
File image of Australia cricketer David Warner.(AFP)
         

Tainted Australian opener David Warner has joined the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) team, Sylhet Sixers.

The 31-year-old confirmed the same through a video, posted on the club’s official Facebook page.

“I’m very excited to let you know that I’m now a Sixer. I can’t wait to be a part of the Sylhet Sixers family. See you soon!” Warner said in the video.

This is Warner’s third club signing after being handed over a 12-month ban by the Cricket Australia for his involvement in a massive ball-tampering scandal at Cape Town.

Earlier, he had appeared in Global T20 tournament followed by his participation in West Indies-based Caribbean Premier League.

Warner’s one-year ban will end in March, next year. Consequently, he will be eligible to play in tournaments like the Indian Premier League and World Cup.

First Published: Oct 26, 2018 17:27 IST