S Sreesanth not included in 292 shortlisted players for 2021 IPL auction

IPL 2021: S Sreesanth is not included in the last 292 shortlisted players for the IPL 2021 auction.

Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021: Former Indian cricketer and Kerala coach S Sreesanth, who reportedly put his name in the hat for the 2021 IPL auction, was not named in the final list of the 292 shortlisted cricketers for the auction . Sreesanth was hoping to secure an IPL contract after returning to serve a long seven-year ban.

The leader from Kerala returned to the Indian domestic circuit after his ban ended. Sreesanth was involved in the spotlighting scandal during the Indian Premier League, Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals and was banned for seven years. The two franchises were also banned for two years following the spotlighting scandal.

Sreesanth was recently named to the Kerala squad for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. He played all five games for his team and came back with four wickets in 18 overs, he played and conceded points saving 9.88 points.

No franchise had shown interest in the former Indian stimulator due to which he was not chosen from the last 292 shortlisted players.

Ceteshwar Pujara, who has shown interest in playing IPL, was shortlisted in the INR 50 Lakhs price bracket with Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun Tendulkar in the INR 20 Lakhs category.

The shortlisted players include 164 Indian players and 125 foreign players. In addition, three players from associated nations are also included in game 11.

Nayan Doshi, 42, will be the oldest pick for the 2021 IPL auction. Former spinner’s son Dilip Doshi has not given up on his hopes and wants to make his father proud. Doshi has an excellent record in the National Series. In the 70 first-class games, he scalped 166 wickets. He also competed in 74 List A games and selected 64 wickets there.

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