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S Sreesanth reveals why he is wearing 369 as his new jersey number in SMAT 2021

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  • Sreesanth has made a comeback to aggressive cricket after seven years.

  • The appropriate-arm pacer is taking part in in SMAT 2021 for Kerala.

S Sreesanth has made his return to aggressive cricket. At current, he’s taking part in within the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy (SMAT) 2021, representing Kerala crew. The right-armer picked up the wicket of Fabid Ahmed on his comeback game against Puducherry within the Elite Group E.

Sreesanth was banned by the Board of Contol for Cricket in India (BCCI) in August 2013 for his alleged involvement within the notorious spot-fixing scandal within the Indian Premier League (IPL). Nonetheless, final yr, Sreesanth’s lifetime ban was diminished to seven years, which led to September 2020.

In the meantime, followers have seen that Sreesanth is taking part in with a jersey variety of 369 in SMAT 2021, not in his common jersey of 36.

In an interview with ETV Bharat, Sreesanth has revealed the explanation behind it. The appropriate-handed bowler stated that he modified his jersey quantity due to his daughter’s start date, who was born on Could 9. Sreesanth additional added that his spouse Bhuvneshwari Kumari known as ‘Nayan’ at house, which seems like 9.

“This time I shall be carrying jersey quantity 369 as an alternative of 36. 9 as a result of my daughter Srisanvika was born on Could 9. Srisanvika means Lakshmi. Everybody is aware of my spouse known as at house ‘Nayan’. So it seems like 9. That is the explanation I’ve determined to put on jersey quantity 369,” stated Sreesanth.

Coming to the query of taking part in for India once more, the speedster stated that his aim is to return within the first-class cricket to help the Kerala facet win the Ranji Trophy and the Irani Trophy, however he would like to symbolize his nation as soon as once more.

“Everybody desires to play for the nation. It’s a completely different feeling. I wish to return with lengthy hair and higher health. My aim is to begin with first-class cricket, and it will begin very quickly, perhaps in September or October. All I would like is to assist Kerala to win the Ranji Trophy and the Irani Trophy. If I get to play for India once more in that method, then that might be nice,” added Sreesanth.

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