Praveen Kumar had announced retirement from all forms of cricket, ending his 13-year professional career.
Praveen Kumar had announced retirement from all forms of cricket, ending his 13-year professional career.

Former India internationals Zaheer Khan, RP Singh, Praveen Kumar, who announced his retirement recently, Subramaniam Badrinath and Reetinder Singh Sodhi are among eight high-profile Indian players who will participate in the second season of the T10 League, starting November 23 in Sharjah.

“I am happy to announce that we have signed up eight Indian players to play in the second season of the tournament,” Shaji Ul Mulk, chairman of league, said in a statement.

“This will encourage players from all over the world to join the T10 League movement and help popularise the 10-over format cricket worldwide in the coming years.”

Earlier, Virender Sehwag was named the T10 Cricket League brand icon along with Shahid Afridi and New Zealand veteran Brendon McCullum.

Besides appointing Sehwag, Afridi and McCullum as the league icons, former Pakistan cricket legend Wasim Akram has been entrusted the task of global talent hunt as Director of Talent Hunt Programme.

The inaugural season of the league was won by Kerala Kings. This edition two new teams have been added in the Karachians and Northern Warriors.