New Delhi: Players auctioned on February 18 in Chennai ahead of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Ahead of this year’s auction, 292 players were shortlisted by BCCI, in which Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth was not named. Sreesanth (S Sreesanth) recently answered this question during the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Sreesanth played brilliantly against Bihar and took 4 wickets.
Bihar kneels before Sreesanth
In the Vijay Hazare Trophy against Bihar, S Sreesanth won 4 wickets for just 30 races in 9 overs. On the strength of Sreesanth’s mighty bowling, Kerala played Bihar for just 149 races. Chasing the target, the Kerala team won the match in just 8.5 overs. Robin Uthappa scored 87 unbeaten on 32 Kerala balls.
There were 5 wickets against Uttar Pradesh
Sreesanth (S Sreesanth) earlier in the Elite Group-C second round against Uttar Pradesh sharpened five players. It was the first time in 15 years that Sreesanth had taken 5 wickets in first class cricket. In the Vijay Hazare Trophy, Sreesanth now has 13 wickets in five matches.
Bath for 7 years
S Sreesanth was convicted of fixing in place at the 2013 IPL, after which he was banned for life. However, the Kerala High Court struck down the ban and Sreesanth (S Sreesanth) made a comeback to domestic cricket after facing a 7-year ban in 2020. Sreesanth had also signed up for the IPL, but the BCCI did not preselect him for the auction.
Sreesanth returned to cricket with Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy
S Sreesanth, who faced a seven-year ban due to scoring, recently returned to cricket with the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Sreesanth was hopeful that he could make a comeback in the IPL thanks to national cricket, after which he thought he could be part of the squad at the 2023 World Cup to be held in India. However, the BCCI turned its hopes on him.