Sreesanth picked the wicket of Puducherry opener Fabid Ahmed. (File Photograph)© Twitter
Quick bowler S Sreesanth, who made a return to aggressive cricket on Monday, castled Puducherry opener, Fabid Ahmed, within the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match in Mumbai. Sreesanth, who was named within the Kerala squad for the showpiece occasion final month, bagged his first wicket in seven years as he introduced his return to aggressive cricket in model. Within the match in opposition to Puducherry, Sreesanth within the fourth over moved the ball away from the right-handed batsman which then dismantled the stumps to cut back the aspect to 26/2.
Sreesanth was banned by the Board of Contol for Cricket in India (BCCI) in August 2013 alongside together with his Rajasthan Royals teammates Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan for indulging in alleged spot-fixing within the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Nevertheless, final yr, his lifetime ban was diminished to seven years, which received over in September final yr. The Indian seamer was seen in the most effective of type as he bowled in full circulation and completed with the figures 1-29.
Puducherry scored 138 runs of their allotted 20 overs with Ashith Rajiv top-scoring for the aspect. Kerala’s Jalaj Saxena was the choose of the bowlers as he bagged three wickets whereas gifting away simply 13 runs.
Final yr in November, Sreesanth had expressed his pleasure for KCA President’s Cup T20 event and thanked Kerala Cricket Affiliation (KCA) and selectors for giving him the chance.
“Because of the Kerala Cricket Affiliation. I’m actually grateful to the selectors as properly for giving me the chance. It’s a nice initiative taken by the affiliation. Because of the BCCI as properly, it has been seven lengthy years. I’ve been coaching actually exhausting. I’m trying ahead to the event, it will be a tremendous President’s Cup,” Sreesanth had instructed ANI.
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