Two Madhya Pradesh players eager to prove themselves in IPL

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Indore, Jan 19 (PTI) Two players from Madhya Pradesh,Ankit Sharma and Anand Rajan, who have been picked up byDeccan Chargers, are delighted to be a part of the IndianPremier League''s upcoming season.

"I am very glad to be picked up for such a big event. IfI get an opportunity, I will leave no stone unturned to provemyself," said Sharma told PTI.

"I am focusing on my fitness, the 19-year-old added.

Sharma said that Deccan Chargers contacted him when hewas playing a Ranji Trophy match in Hyderabad.

"After some formalities I signed the contract agreementwith them."

An allrounder, who hails from Gwalior, has played tenfirst class matches and scored 293 runs and taken 17 wickets.

Medium-pacer Rajan also said that IPL was a bigopportunity as it would give him a chance to learn a fewtricks of the trades from some of the greats of the game fromaround the world.

"Before IPL, I have to play some domestic cricket andI am concentrating on it right now," 23-year-old said.

Rajan has played 24 first class matches and taken 81wickets and scored 201 runs.

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