Shamar Joseph Joins Lucknow IPL Franchise, Replaces Wood for ₹3 Crore

West Indies fast bowler Shamir Joseph will be seen playing for Lucknow Super Giants in the 2024 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The franchise has acquired him for 3 crore rupees. He will replace English fast bowler Mark Wood. The IPL organizing committee provided this information on Saturday. The current season of the league will commence from March 23.

Shamir Joseph had stunned the world with his performance. He took 7 wickets in the second innings against Australia, leading his team to victory in a closely contested Test match.

In the Gabba Test, West Indies set Australia a target of 216 runs to win, with the Kangaroos needing to score 113 runs for the loss of 2 wickets. In this situation, Shamir Joseph, despite being injured, took 6 wickets in 7 overs, restricting Australia to a score of 175 runs for the loss of 8 wickets. Joseph then dismissed Josh Hazlewood to give Australia the 10th blow. West Indies won the thrilling Test match by 8 runs.

It was on the first ball itself that Smith’s wicket fell.

Joseph took Steve Smith’s wicket on his very first ball in international cricket. His performance played a significant role in West Indies’ historic victory against Australia. Now, he has been awarded for his splendid performance.

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