Sydney, September 8
Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh is seeking to turn out to be the primary participant from the nation to characteristic in Big Bash League (BBL) as he’s trying to find a membership in Australia’s premier T20 competitors.
According to a report in Sydney Morning Herald, Yuvraj’s supervisor Jason Warne of W Sports & Media has confirmed that the previous India all-rounder is actively pursuing a BBL alternative this summer season. He additionally has stated that Cricket Australia are concerned about discovering Yuvraj a membership in BBL.
“We’re working with CA to try to find him a home,” Warne stated on Monday.
The BBL will probably be getting into its 10th season this 12 months however it’s but to characteristic even a single Indian participant because the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) would not situation no-objection certificates for gamers except they’ve retired from the Indian Premier League and are usually not wanted for worldwide duties.
However, Yuvraj final performed for India in 2017 and has retired from the IPL, which means he’s now free to play in abroad T20 leagues. He has already participated within the Global T20 League in addition to the Abu Dhabi T10 League.
Former Australia cricketer Shane Watson had just lately stated an injection of Indian gamers into the BBL would offer a serious increase for the league.
“There is a chance but no Indian players have been able to be released in the past to come and play at the (other) T20 tournaments so that’s a big hurdle,” Watson, who’s within the United Arab Emirates for the upcoming version of the IPL, stated.
“It could be unbelievable for them to have the ability to play in these tournaments. That is the best scenario. There are so many world-class T20 gamers in India that are not enjoying for India that might be doubtlessly accessible to play within the Big Bash and different tournaments around the globe.
“If that’s able to happen, that would make a massive difference,” he added.
The upcoming BBL season is scheduled to start out from December 3. IANS