Sreesanth dismisses Sachin Baby: The suspended Indian fast bowler was returning to practice in the nets in Kerala.
Suspended India fast bowler Sreesanth has resumed practice in his native state of Kerala. Bowling to current Kerala middle-order batsman Sachin Baby, Sreesanth was seen cleaning Baby’s defense in the indoor net.
In a delivery which jagged back into the batsman, it ended up going in between the bat and pads of the batsman only to not just hit but uproot the stumps.
Having last played in the Indian Premier League in 2013, Sreesanth hasn’t played top-level cricket for more than half-a-decade now. Having gone through a lot in this period, Sreesanth received a reprieve recently when his ban was reduced.
It is worth mentioning that the 36-year old cricketer will be eligible to play competitive cricket in India from September next year.
In his past interviews, Sreesanth had expressed desires of playing Test cricket for India. The right-arm pacer had talked about reaching the 100-wicket mark in Test cricket.
“I am extremely delighted with what I have heard now. Thanks to each one of my well-wishers who prayed for me and the prayers have been answered. I am 36 now and next year I will be 37.
“I have 87 Test wickets and my aim is I want to finish my career with 100 Test wickets. I am confident that I can return to the Indian Test team and always wanted to play under Virat Kohli,” Sreesanth was quoted as saying.
In the 27 Tests that he played in his five-year Test career, Sreesanth had dismissed 87 batsmen at an average of 37.59, an economy rate of 3.62 and a strike rate of 62.2.
Sreesanth dismisses Sachin Baby
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