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The defending champions of Everest Premier League (EPL) 2018, Lalitpur Patriots have signed England’s Alexander James Blake for the fourth season of Everest Premier League T20 cricket tournament to be held at the TU Grounds from September 25 to October 9. This dynamic left-handed batsman has been acquired as per the tournament regulation, making it mandatory for all Franchise teams to have a minimum of 3 foreign players in their 16-member squad and playing eleven.
The English professional cricketer who plays for Kent County Cricket Club is known as a dangerous left-handed hitter whose athleticism in the field is also highly valued. Currently, engaged with The Oval Invincibles, a franchisee team which represents the historic counties of Surrey and Kent in the newly founded The Hundred Competition, Blake will be joining the Lalitpur Patriots Squad soon..
The team manager Mr. Varun Lawrence Lama expresses his excitement with the signing of the English batsman, “We are happy to announce that we have roped in Alex Blake as one of our overseas players for the new season of EPL for his ability to smash rapid runs to win games for his team. He will be adding a lot of value with his experience and subsequently sharing his knowledge of the game to our young dressing room. Very excited to have him on our team…our team is perfectly balanced now.”