- Sreesanth spent 65 runs in 9.4 overs, sent 5 players of UP to pavilion
- Sreesanth has won 7 wickets in 2 matches of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021
- Kerala defeated UP by 3 wickets
Kerala fast bowler S Sreesanth registered himself for the IPL 2021 auction held in Chennai on 18 February. But he was not shortlisted. Despite this, the 38-year-old paceman is still trying to prove himself.
Sreesanth, a right-arm fast bowler, claimed 5 wickets in the Vijay Hazare Trophy against Uttar Pradesh on Monday. Sreesanth spent 65 runs in 9.4 overs, sending 5 batsmen from UP (Kerala vs Uttar Pradesh) to the pavilion.
15 years later, 5 wickets hall was named
Sreesanth, who has played 27 Test matches for India, has won 5 wickets in List A cricket after 15 years. Earlier, he achieved this feat in 2006. After facing a ban for 7 years, the bowler is still trying to join Team India.
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These 5 batsmen were out
Sreesanth opened his wicket account by dismissing Abhishek Goswami in the 21st over. In the death overs, the pacer sent captain Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Akshdeep Nath Mohsin Khan and Shivam Sharma to the pavilion.
Sreesanth has taken 7 wickets in 2 matches
Sreesanth has been performing consistently well since his return to domestic cricket. He has taken 7 wickets in 2 matches of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021 so far. With the return of Sreesanth, Kerala is doing well in the team.
Kerala defeated UP by 3 wickets
Kerala defeated UP by 3 wickets. While batting first, UP had scored 283 runs on 68 runs from Akshdeep, 57 from Priyam Garg and 54 from opener Abhishek Goswami. In response, Kerala scored 284 for 7 wickets in 48.5 overs thanks to opener Robin Uthappa’s 81 and captain Sachin Baby’s 76 runs.
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Sreesanth’s career was derailed by the 2013 spot-fixing scandal
The IPL was the tournament in which the 2013 spot-fixing scandal scandal derailed Sreesanth’s career. After this, BCCI banned him for life time. The year 2019 brought great relief for Sreesanth. In 2019, the ban was reduced to seven years by the court and finally Sreesanth returned to competitive cricket last month. The right-arm fast bowler was included in the Kerala team for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. After this, he had his name registered in the IPL at a base price of 75 lakhs.