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Sreesanth Seeks Advice From Former Micheal Jordan Trainer For His Return To Cricket

Sreesanth Tim Grover
Sreesanth was part of the 2011 world cup winning squad of India.

S Sreesanth is leaving no stones unturned as he is eyeing yet another innings in Cricket. The fast bowler from Kerala was banned from all forms of cricket after he was found guilty of match-fixing in the IPL. Sreesanth was immensely skilful and talented as a fast bowler but following his ban, it felt he would never return to cricket again.

But now Sreesanth is all set to return on the cricket field again after seven long years. The 37-year-old is still hopeful of making big in cricket against. Sreesanth is now also taking online mental conditioning classes from renowned NBA trainer Tim Grover.

Sreesanth training with Tim Grover

The physical and mental training coach has trained the Basketball legends Micheal Jordan and late Kobe Bryant.

“Grover was one of the biggest names in the NBA. I attend Grover’s online sessions from 5.30 am to 8.30 am thrice a week. In the afternoon, I train from 1.30 pm to 6 pm at the indoor nets in Ernakulam with a lot of Kerala U-23 players and Ranji Trophy players like Sachin Baby,” Sreesanth told PTI in an exclusive interview.

Sreesanth (Credit: AFP)

Sreesanth now is aiming to play in the Ranji Trophy for his state team Kerala again. The fast bowler still also has ambitions to play in the Indian Premier League. Sreesanth was banned for 7 years after he was involved in spot-fixing during an IPL match while playing for the Rajasthan Royals in 2013.

He also added that he will surely put his name in the 2021 IPL actions if he performs well in domestic cricket.

“I will put my name for sure if I am performing well, which I think I will. There are teams which will be interested and I have always told myself that I will again play IPL. That’s where I was thrown out and I will make sure I am back on that platform, win matches”, said Sreesanth who has picked 169 wickets in 90 international matches for India.