Sreesanth. (TOI Train)
KOCHI: S Sreesanth’s return to cricket discipline would possibly well maybe must again a little little bit of longer. The inaugural KCA President’s Cup T20 match, scheduled to commence next week in Alappuzha, has been deferred. The match slated to initiate on December 17 used to be touted as the return of cricket activities in the teach and the comeback match of speedster Sreesanth.
No topic its promise to space up a bio-bubble and prepare all of the statutory norms of security, the teach cricket body didn’t salvage the clearance from the teach govt to prepare the match this month attributable to dangers posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. “I had a telephonic conversation with our wisely being minister KK Shailaja this present day. She informed us to again a little little bit of longer and we’re heeding to her demand. So the match would possibly well maybe maybe no longer occur in December. Though no formal choice has been taken, we’re now hoping to bear the match next month,” stated KCA secretary Sreejith V Nair.
The KCA had entered correct into a tie-up with a top rate sports administration firm to lag the match and had already announced the players chosen for the six teams. Of route, the KCA had additionally readied the crew jerseys and other logistics for the match had been falling into teach.
The info would possibly well be very disappointing no longer lawful for Sreesanth nonetheless other cricketers in the teach as wisely. “In other states, cricket tournaments are taking place despite Covid. So we had been hoping that we would possibly well salvage permission and at closing salvage to play some suits next week. However our hopes bear no longer materialized. If the match used to be held now, it would were ultimate preparation for the domestic season as I learnt that BCCI is planning to habits domestic tournaments from next month,” stated historical Kerala skipper Sachin Toddler.