Rumman Raees
Rumman Raees to play for St. Lucia Stars in CPL 2018. Credit: Getty Images

Pakistan fast bowler, Rumman Raees will represent the St Lucia Stars in the upcoming sixth edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).

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Meanwhile, Raees is not a part of the Pakistan squad for the Test series against England in particular. He is suffering from an injury and is likely to get fit before the kick-off of Twenty20 league.

The 26-year-old Raees last featured during the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), playing for reigning champions Islamabad United. However, unfortunately, injury ruled him out for the season 2018.

Meanwhile, this edition of the league will start from on 8 August 2018.

Rumman Raees
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The club announced the arrival of the star pacer from their official Twitter account. They also sent out a warning to the batsmen – to watch out for him during the impending competition.

Stars will present a real ‘star’ @rummanraees15 from Pakistan in upcoming @CPL He has plenty of tricks. Batsmen watch out!! #StarsRiseAgain,” the tweet read.

Interestingly, the promising paceman also took to the microblogging website Twitter to express his excitement over his inclusion.

Here’s the tweet:

“Can’t wait to wear the blue and yellow of @StLuciaStars and become a St. Lucian. Really excited to play in the upcoming @CPL #StarsRiseAgain,” Raes tweeted.

The left-arm pacer has featured in nine One-day Internationals and eight Twenty20 Internationals for Pakistan. He picking 23 wickets in total.

In the 50-over format, Rumman Raees made his debut for the Men in Green in the last year during the Champions Trophy in England.

In September 2016, Raees made his international debut against Windies in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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