Yuvraj Singh: The previous Indian cricketers is reportedly trying to make his debut within the Huge Bash League in Australia.
There isn’t any going right into a protected home across the discussions involving the participation of Indian cricketers in abroad T20 leagues. The likes of Suresh Raina, Robin Uthappa and Pragyan Ojha have publicly expressed their intentions of taking part in in such tournaments.
With 48-year outdated Pravin Tambe turning into the primary Indian participant to play within the Caribbean Premier League most just lately, one expects extra gamers to participate in abroad leagues within the close to future.
Former Australia all-rounder and present President of Australian cricketers’ affiliation Shane Watson, who performs for Chennai Tremendous Kings within the Indian Premier League, helps the opinion that Indian cricketers’ involvement in T20 leagues world wide would make a “large distinction”.
“There’s a probability however no Indian gamers have been capable of be launched up to now to return and play on the [other] T20 tournaments in order that’s an enormous hurdle. It could be unimaginable for them to have the ability to play in these tournaments. That’s the excellent state of affairs.
“There are such a lot of world-class T20 gamers in India that aren’t taking part in for India that may very well be doubtlessly accessible to play within the Huge Bash and different tournaments world wide. If that’s capable of occur, that might make an enormous distinction,” Watson had just lately stated.
Yuvraj Singh considering Huge Bash League debut
In one other large growth, former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh is reportedly considering his maiden stint within the Huge Bash League.
The replace got here to mild by way of a report within the Sydney Morning Herald the place Yuvraj’s supervisor Jason Warne (W Sports activities & Media) confirmed that there have been talks with Cricket Australia concerning discovering a BBL membership for the 38-year outdated participant.
“We’re working with CA [Cricket Australia] to attempt to discover him [Yuvraj Singh] a house,” Warne stated on Monday. Nonetheless, the report additional said that curiosity from the golf equipment was “modest”.
Put up his retirement from worldwide cricket final yr, Yuvraj captained Toronto Nationals within the second season of the World T20 League 2019 and represented Maratha Arabians within the Abu Dhabi T10 League.
After 25yrs in cricket Ive determined to maneuver on. Cricket has given me everythin I’ve.ThankU 4being part of this journey.This recreation taught me learn how to combat,learn how to fall,to mud off,to stand up once more n transfer ahead. It has been a stunning journey. See you on the opposite facet #SteppingOut pic.twitter.com/x3wOhoXcLv
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) June 10, 2019
The 2-time World Cup winner additionally traveled to Australia to participate within the Bushfire aid match along with taking part in for India Legends within the Highway Security World Collection this yr.
It was as current as final month when Yuvraj was additionally requested by PCA (Punjab Cricket Affiliation) secretary Puneet Bali to return out of retirement and play for Punjab in home tournaments.