Herschelle Gibbs Confirms Participation In Inaugural KPL

Islamabad- Former South Africa cricketer Herschelle Gibbs on Saturday confirmed his participation in the controversy marred Kashmir Premier League (KPL) 2021.

The star batsman, who was one of the first international cricketers drafted for the League, had claimed that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was pressurising him to not participate in the first edition KPL. It seems now he hasn’t backed down.

“All set for the @t20kpl and @overseaswarriors … #t20 #kashmirvalley #kpl #overseaswarriors #pakistan #cricket,” he wrote on Twitter.

According to Pakistani media, Gibbs arrived in Pakistan-administered Kashmir on Saturday.

Former England cricketer Monty Panesar has already withdrawn from the KPL.

The tournament however has been able to rope in a few big names including former Sri Lanka cricketer Tillakaratne Dilshan and former England cricketers Owais Shah, Matt Prior and Phil Mustard.

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