Sreesanth picked the wicket of Puducherry opener Fabid Ahmed. (File Photo)© Twitter
Fleet bowler S Sreesanth, who made a return to competitive cricket on Monday, castled Puducherry opener, Fabid Ahmed, within the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match in Mumbai. Sreesanth, who used to be named within the Kerala squad for the showpiece tournament final month, bagged his first wicket in seven years as he launched his return to competitive cricket in fashion. Within the match in opposition to Puducherry, Sreesanth within the fourth over moved the ball some distance from the excellent-handed batsman which then dismantled the stumps to lower the facet to 26/2.
Sreesanth used to be banned by the Board of Contol for Cricket in India (BCCI) in August 2013 alongside alongside with his Rajasthan Royals teammates Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan for indulging in alleged predicament-fixing within the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Then but again, final one year, his lifetime ban used to be diminished to seven years, which obtained over in September final one year. The Indian seamer used to be seen in essentially the most productive of heed as he bowled in plump drift and completed with the figures 1-29.
Puducherry scored 138 runs in their dispensed 20 overs with Ashith Rajiv top-scoring for the facet. Kerala’s Jalaj Saxena used to be the opt of the bowlers as he bagged three wickets while making a present appropriate 13 runs.
Remaining one year in November, Sreesanth had expressed his excitement for KCA President’s Cup T20 tournament and thanked Kerala Cricket Affiliation (KCA) and selectors for giving him the replace.
“Thanks to the Kerala Cricket Affiliation. I’m truly grateful to the selectors as effectively for giving me the replace. It’s a mountainous initiative taken by the affiliation. Thanks to the BCCI as effectively, it has been seven long years. I truly own been training truly laborious. I’m taking a explore ahead to the tournament, it might maybe be an awesome President’s Cup,” Sreesanth had informed ANI.
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