Pragyan Ojha moves to Mumbai Indians
Date: 14 January 2012
The IPL today announced the sixth transfer of the 2012 Trading Window. Pragyan Ojha, the left-arm spinner, will move from Deccan Chargers to Mumbai Indians. Ojha has been a part of the Deccan Chargers, since the first IPL season in 2008. He won the Purple Cap for being the highest wicket-taker in the 2010 edition of the tournament.
"With a spinner of Pragyan Ojha's competence, we fortify our bowling department that has won us many matches in the past seasons. Pragyan Ojha is a player of great international repute, and we welcome him with much excitement,” Nita Ambani, owner of the Mumbai Indians, said.
“Pragyan is an outstanding cricketer. He was one of the chief architects of our triumph in 2009. His performances for India, and in the IPL, speak for themselves. We wish him all the best for the future,” E. Venkat Reddy, COO of the Deccan Chargers said.
“Some excellent cricketers have been traded in the previous few days. All eyes will now be on the auction, where more outstanding cricketers will be up for grabs,” Rajeev Shukla, Chairman, IPL, commented.
The following trades have been confirmed earlier:
Dinesh Karthik from KXIP to MI
R Satish from MI to KXIP
Harmeet Singh from DC to KXIP
Kevin Pietersen from DC to DD
Andrew McDonald from DD to RCB