S Sreesanth was seen giving a troublesome time to youngster Yashasvi Jaiswal during Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy (SMAT) 2021. The fiery Sreesanth has been his usual self in the tournament and has not shied away from having a word with any batsman. Kerala was up against Mumbai in SMAT 2021 where Sreesanth was bowling to young sensation Yashasvi Jaiswal.
Sreesanth was aiming to pick Jaiswal’s important wicket and put his side in the driving seat. The competitive Sreesanth was seen sledging Jaiswal when he missed his delivery while looking to hit him for a big shot. The youngster Jaiswal had the last laugh as he smashed Sreesanth for 6 consecutive sixes and a boundary in the next 3 balls.
S Sreesanth Wins Hearts After Being Criticised For Sledging Yashasvi Jaiswal
The seasoned Sreesanth received a fair share of criticism from Cricket enthusiasts on social media. Several people believed that Sreesanth should have concentrated on his bowling rather than getting under the skin of Jaiswal. After the match, Sreesanth quoted a Tweet which criticised his on-field aggression and came up with a message that won everyone’s hearts.
“Thnks a lot for the information..really appreciate ,u took time out to write this. I always give the very best to every delivery,and that was some great pick up shots nd he is a very good nd he is gonna keep getting better ,proud of the way he plays nd may god bless him nd family”, Sreesanth wrote.
Check out the conversation
Thnks a lot for the information..really appreciate ,u took time out to write this. I always give the very best to every delivery,and that was some great pick up shots nd he is a very good nd he is gonna keep getting better ,proud of the way he plays nd may god bless him nd family
— Sreesanth (@sreesanth36) January 14, 2021
— Charles Assisi (@c_assisi) January 14, 2021
Meanwhile, the person who was criticising Sreesanth’s on-field behaviour was it awe of the way he responded to him. He admired Sreesanth for not blocking him but handled the conversation maturely after which he earned the respect from the user on Twitter.
Coming back to the match between Kerala and Mumbai, Sreesanth had an unforgettable day with the ball. He gave away 47 runs in his 4 overs spell as the Mumbai batsmen dominated him with ease. The SMAT tournament is important for Sreesanth as he is eyeing yet another comeback in the IPL.