Shamar Joseph signs IPL contract with Lucknow Super Giants

Shamar Joseph, the West Indies Cricket player has achieved a huge milestone as he signed an Indian Premier League (IPL) contract with the team, Lucknow Super Giants.

Shamar Joseph signs an IPL contract with Lucknow Super Giants . Picture Credits: Fb accounts
Shamar Joseph signs an IPL contract with Lucknow Super Giants . Picture Credits: Fb accounts

Shamar Joseph, the West Indies Cricket player has achieved a huge milestone as he signed an Indian Premier League (IPL) contract with the team, Lucknow Super Giants.

It is to be noted that the Indian Premier League is one of the most renowned cricket leagues in the world. It is a contest between ten city-based franchise teams. It is held annually and was founded by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

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Moreover, Shamar Joseph came to an agreement by signing a deal of INR 3 crore. He has been named as the replacement for pacer Mark Wood for the upcoming league.

The management team of Lucknow Super Giants have expressed their excitement about the addition of Shamar Joseph to the team. The management team has stated that Joseph’s experience will help the team a lot which he gained during his time at the Caribbean Premier League.

They also mentioned Shamar Joseph’s ability to take crucial wickets and added that his skills and talent will prove to be the X factor for Lucknow Super Giants in the 2024 edition of the IPL.

Joseph played a crucial role in helping the West Indies win the test series against Australia in Gabba. He showed his keen potential, talent, and skills on the field, resulting in their victory against Australia after 27 years in the test series.

Recently, Shamar Joseph also received the International Cricket Council’s Men Player of the Month award for January 2024. He became the first West Indian player to clinch the ICC Player of the Month award.

Joseph took five crucial wickets in the first inning in Adelaide, including players like Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, and Cameron Green. Moreover, he claimed seven wickets in the second innings in Gabba. His performance was the highlight of the series, which marked the historic win of the West Indies against Australia.

His excellent performance in the series helped him to claim several awards including, Player of the match, Player of the series. Along with that, he was also awarded the leading wicket-taker in the series.

Various residents of the community also took to their social media accounts and extended congratulations to the player.

One person with a Facebook account Alston Flores commented “Congratulations to you Shamar Joseph, live your dreams, stay cool and enjoy your game’s God blessings.”

Another person with a Facebook handle Bernard Rogers commented the following “That’s good, you get pay for your work. I hope others are looking on, you’re the strength of youth , make dollars, keep fit bowl good length and line , get wickets.”