Sreesanth picked the wicket of Puducherry opener Fabid Ahmed. (File Photo)© Twitter
Fast 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 fashion. In 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).
However, final yr, his lifetime ban was diminished to seven years, which acquired over in September final yr. The Indian seamer was seen in the perfect of kind as he bowled in full move 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 freely giving simply 13 runs.
Last yr in November, Sreesanth had expressed his pleasure for KCA President’s Cup T20 event and thanked Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) and selectors for giving him the chance.
“Thanks to the Kerala Cricket Association. I’m actually grateful to the selectors as effectively for giving me the chance. It is a good initiative taken by the affiliation. Thanks to the BCCI as effectively, it has been seven lengthy years. I’ve been coaching actually exhausting. I’m trying ahead to the event, it’ll be a tremendous President’s Cup,” Sreesanth had informed ANI.
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