Sreesanth in Kerala team for Syed Mushtaq Ali T20


Former India pacer S Sreesanth is all set to play in home cricket as he was included in the Kerala team for the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 match scheduled for early subsequent month, ending his lengthy wait after finishing a seven-year-ban on expenses of match-fixing.

Sreesanth, who was banned by the BCCI over his alleged involvement in spot-fixing in the IPL, options in the checklist of gamers for the Kerala cricket team introduced by the state cricket board for the T20 occasion in Mumbai scheduled from January 10.

This can be his first home occasion after his seven yeas ban ended in September this 12 months.

Earlier, he was included in the checklist of gamers for the native T20 occasion in Alappuzha this month.

But the inaugural KCA President’s Cup T20 was deferred because the KCA didn’t get the federal government nod as a result of unfold of coronavirus.

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A Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) official mentioned Sanju Samson will lead the Kerala team for the Syed Mushtaq Ali T/20 Tournament.

Sachin Baby is his deputy.

Besides, Sreesanth, Samson and Baby, the opposite gamers are Basil Thampi, Jalaj Saxena, Robin Uthappa, Vishnu Vinod, Salman Nizar, Nidheesh M D and Asif Okay M.

While Akshay Chandran, Abhishek Mohan SL, Vinoop S Manoharan, Mohammed Azharuddeen M, Rohan S Kunnummal and Midhun S additionally discovered a spot in the team, the KCA included 4 new faces—Vathsal Govind Sharma, Sreeroop M P, Midhun P Okay and Rojith KG in the team.


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