No Indian participant has ever featured within the BBL because the BCCI does not permit lively gamers to participate in abroad’ league. The 38-year-old Yuvraj had retired from worldwide and home cricket final 12 months, clearing the decks to ply his commerce in international leagues throughout the globe.
According to a report in ‘Sydney Morning Herald’, Yuvraj’s supervisor Jason Warne of W Sports & Media has confirmed that Cricket Australia was looking for a franchise that may have an interest within the former Indian all-rounder.
“We’re working with CA to try to find him a home,” Warne stated on Monday (September 7). Yuvraj, the 2011 World Cup participant of the event, final performed for India in 2017.
The left-handed batsman has scored 8701 runs in 304 ODIs, apart from taking 111 wickets for India. He has additionally performed 40 Tests and 58 T20Is for the nation. However, as per the report, “interest in Yuvraj from BBL clubs had been modest to date.”
Australian Cricketers’ Association president Shane Watson, who performs for the Chennai Super Kings within the IPL, feels inclusion of Indian gamers to BBL can be “incredible”.
“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,” Watson stated. “If that’s able to happen, that would make a massive difference.”
BBL aspect Sydney Thunder had approached Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar again in 2013-14 however the deal did not materialise, else the talismanic batsman – who retired from worldwide cricket in 2013 – would have been the primary Indian to have performed within the Australian home league.
(With PTI inputs)
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