Naman Ojha, wicketkeeper-batsman of Madhya Pradesh, has signed a one year contract with Rajasthan Royals for the second season of Indian Premier League (IPL).
Ojha is the first player from Madhya Pradesh to join the cash-rich Twenty20 event whose second season begins in April.
“I have signed a one year contract with Rajasthan Royals and will join the team in last week of March or first week of April,” Ojha said.
“Rajasthan Royals first approached me in August 2008 and since then talks were going on to include me the squad,” said the Indore-based cricketer.
Ojha, a first-class player since 2000-01 season, has been contracted for the amount specified by the Indian Cricket Board.
He is optimistic of being included in the playing eleven of Rajasthan Royals.