Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh is actively looking for a staff in the Big Bash League for the approaching summer season, though he’s but to be approached by a franchise.
Yuvraj’s eager curiosity has been witnessed after Australian Cricketers’ Association president Shane Watson opined on the inclusion of Indian cricketers in the Big Bash League which might make the event “incredible” in phrases of competitors.
2020/21 version of Big Bas League would be the 10th season however is but to see a single Indian cricketer as a part of the event. This is generally as a result of energetic gamers can have not be given a No-Objection Certificate from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) until they select to retire from the game. The Women’s division nonetheless has seen the inclusion of Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana.
Yuvraj introduced his retirement final yr in a bid to be a part of abroad leagues and he did participate in the Global T20 League in Canada.
The 38-year-old is now actively looking for a BBL franchise to signal him for the summer season version, in accordance to a report in The Sydney Morning Herald. The report additional added that Yuvraj’s supervisor Jason Warne of W Sports & Media confirmed that Cricket Australia is looking for a franchise to signal the 2011 World Cup participant of the event.
“We’re working with CA to try to find him a home,” Warne stated on Monday as quoted by The Sydney Morning Herald.
Former Australian and Sydney Thunder captain Shane Watson had earlier admitted that the addition of Indian cricketers to the league can be a main increase.
“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 stated from Dubai forward of the upcoming IPL season, which was pushed again and relocated due to the pandemic.
“It would be incredible for them to be able to play in these tournaments. That is the ideal situation. There are so many world-class T20 players in India that aren’t playing for India that could be potentially available to play in the Big Bash and other tournaments around the world.
“If that is ready to occur, that may make a large distinction.”