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Yuvraj Singh Eyeing Punjab Return In Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

Yuvraj Singh Eyeing Punjab Return In Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy
Yuvraj Singh (Credit: BCCI)

Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh is looking to come out of retirement and play the Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy for Punjab. He announced his retirement last year and is looking to come back to the game once again. The southpaw has been practicing at the IS Bindra stadium in Mohali with a bunch of youngsters.

Within that group is also Barinder Dran who is also eyeing a comeback for Punjab. Thirty Punjab cricketers divided into two teams had attended a 10-day preparatory camp forward of a T20 event from December 18 in Ludhiana.

Yuvraj Singh Eyeing Domestic Cricket Return

However, Yuvraj’s return to domestic cricket has to be completed by a particular process. He is also out of form which might be a hindrance in the way of his return, He also needs to take a No Objection Certificate from the BCCI President Sourav Ganguly.

Punjab Cricket Affiliation (PCA) secretary Puneet Bali, who had requested Yuvraj to come back out of retirement, informed TOI: “We’re nonetheless awaiting BCCI’s response.” Yuvraj had retired from worldwide, home cricket, together with the Indian Premier League (IPL), in June 2019, clearing himself to play overseas leagues throughout the globe.

He performed for Toronto Nationals within the International T20 Canada held in August final 12 months and Maratha Arabians within the Abu Dhabi T10 final November” Bali said.

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“There’s nothing improper with Yuvraj’s want to win laurels for his state, however BCCI’s rule discourages all energetic gamers from enjoying in overseas T20 leagues. Mumbai leg-spinner Pravin Tambe was one of many newest examples” he further added.

Meanwhile, Barinder Sran also is eyeing a comeback for his state side. He switched to Chandigarh after he was not included in Punjab’s team in the Vijay Hazare Trophy squad. However, the pacer has determined to maneuver again to Punjab. Sran too requires an NOC to feature for Punjab once again in domestic cricket.

Punjab Probables

Mandeep Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Abhishek Sharma, Salil Arora, Gitansh Khera, Ramandeep Singh, Sanvir Singh, Karan Kaila, Rahul Sharma, Krishan Alang, Sandeep Sharma, Arshdeep Singh, Ikjot Singh, Naman Dhir, Abhishek Gupta, Himanshu Satyawan, Gurkeerat Singh, Anmolpreet Singh, Prabhsimran Singh, Nehal Wadhera, Anmol Malhotra, Aarush Sabharwal, Abhinav Sharma, Harpreet Brar, Mayank Markande, Baltej Singh, Siddharth Kaul, Barinder Sarn, Gurnoor Singh, Harjas, Abhijit Garg, Kunwar Pathak

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