Stuart Binny became third Karnataka player to switch states this month after he decided to join Nagaland. @PTI

Stuart Binny on Saturday became the third Karnataka player to switch states this month, joining Nagaland. Binny has confirmed that he’s received a no-objection certificate from Karnataka and will join the Nagaland for their pre-season training camp. R Vinay Kumar and CM Gautam are the other two cricketers. moving to Puducherry and Goa respectively. Binny and Vinay Kumar were dropped mid-season last year during Karnataka’s Ranji Trophy campaign.

“It’s been a smooth transition and I’m looking forwards to pass on my experience to the state.” Binny told CricketCountry.

Binny made his First Class debut for Karnataka in 2003 when they took on Tamil Nadu at the Indian Air Force Ground in Bengaluru. He played his last First Class game for Karnataka when they faced Mumbai at the Karnataka State Cricket Association Stadium in Belgaum in November 2018.

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Binny made his List A debut while playing for India Emerging Team when the side faced Pakistan Emerging Team in Colmobo in September 2003. His last List A game was against Mumbai in Bengaluru in September last year.

In his 88 First Class matches, Binny scored 4332 runs, with the help of 10 hundreds and 19 fifties. Additionally, he also scalped 135 wickets, including three five-wicket hauls and one ten-wicket haul.

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The allrounder represented India in 14 ODIs and across 11 innings, scored 230 runs, with a highest score of 77. The right-arm medium pacer got 20 wickets, with best figures of 6/4 against Bangladesh. Binny, who was part of India’s playing XI during the historic Test win against England Lord’s in 2014, played six Tests and scored 194 runs, across 10 innings, with a best of 78.