For the 13th season of IPL, Kolkata Knight Riders bought Praveen at the base price (Rs 20 lakhs)
Copper played overseas T10 and T20 leagues after retiring in 2018, after which he withdrew his resignation.
Dainik BhaskarFeb 27, 2020, 10:22 AM IST Sports Desk. In the 13th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the oldest player Pravin Tambe (48) has been disqualified. In the auction, the franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bought copper at the base price (Rs 20 lakh). Copper played T-10 league in Sharjah after retiring in 2018. Apart from this, he also played some foreign T20 leagues, for which this action was taken. Tambe had withdrawn his resignation (renunciation). According to BCCC rules, no player can play foreign T-10 or T-20 league without retirement.
The right-arm spinner Tambe had last played the IPL in 2016. According to IPL President Brijesh Patel, the action taken against the copper has been informed to the franchise KKR. Copper will not be allowed to play in the IPL. If they are allowed to play, everyone has to give permission.
Copper took a hat-trick against KKR
Copper took a 2-ball hat-trick against KKR in IPL-7. Copper had bowled wide for the first ball of the 16th over of the match, on which the wicketkeeper stumped Manish Pandey. On his next ball, copper sent Yusuf Pathan to the pavilion. At the same time, Ryan Ten Dosache was lbw on the second ball.
Copper announced his resignation to the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) in 2018, announcing his retirement. MCA was then run by an ad-hoc committee. After playing the foreign league, he played Mumbai League by withdrawing his resignation.