This story was first published on Friday morning AEST and updated on Saturday morning AEST after Punjab Kings confirmed the signing
The extraordinary recent rise of Nathan Ellis has continued, with the 26-year-old earning a contract to play in the Indian Premier League.
Cricket.com.au understands Ellis was being chased by three IPL franchises for the upcoming tournament before agreeing to terms on Thursday night.
The Punjab Kings officially confirmed the signing on Friday night.
It capped off a dizzying 24 hours for Ellis, who earlier in the day was named as one of three Australian reserve players for the upcoming T20 World Cup, which will immediately follow the IPL.
And it comes less than a fortnight after he picked up a stunning hat-trick on international debut against Bangladesh in Dhaka.
The right-armer’s IPL deal is subject to final…