Sreesanth turns to sledging in SMAT warm up game
Indian fast bowler Sreesanth recently made the headlines for his animated celebration after taking a wicket in the warm-up game. The veteran pacer was recently named in Kerala probables list for the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament.
The tournament is scheduled to take place on January 10. His inclusion in the tourney means that the pacer has a great chance of making a comeback to Indian cricket since his 7-year-ban for alleged spot-fixing which ended in September this year
As the tournament is just around the corner, players from respective states are playing warm-up games. Meanwhile, the 37-year-old pacer Sreesanth brought the best out of himself in the warm-up game.
The talented pacer took a wicket and sledged the batsman and followed it up with an animated celebration. The video of Sreesanth sledging the batsman is doing the rounds on social media. Fans are quite happy about the fast bowler’s comeback.
Watch the video below:
The pacer is currently working beyond the bounds of possibility to make a comeback to the Indian cricket team. He still believes he has at least 7 years of cricket left in him to deliver the goods. Sreesanth’s ambition is to play for India in the 2023 World Cup. “Both Tinu and Sanju Samson have said they want to gift the trophy to me as I make a comeback.
But I am not looking only at Mushtaq Ali but also to win Irani and Ranji. If I do well, I will get more opportunities.
“I have been getting inquiries for IPL, too, and I have to make sure that I am fit and bowling well,” Sreesanth was quoted as saying in The Times of India.
“I am not just looking at the season ahead but at the next three years. My real goal is to be in the 2023 World Cup team and win the cup,” he had mentioned.