KARACHI: Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) has signed former Pakistani all rounder Azhar Mehmood just days ahead of the start of season eight of the cash-rich tournament, ARYSports. tv reported.
It should be noted that no teams had showed interest in buying Mehmood during the auction earlier.
KKR has signed South African Johan Botha and Azhar Mehmood as a replacement for Jimmy Neesham and Chris Lynn who are both suffering from injuries.
Mehmood has represented Kings XI Punjab in the fifth and sixth season of IPL.
IPL 8 kicks off on April 8th, 2015.