Abu Dhabi T20 League 2022: Sreesanth returns to competitive cricket as mentor for Bangla Tigers
The former Indian pacer and two-time World Cup Champion, S Sreesanth is making his comeback to competitive cricket as a mentor for Bangla Tigers in the upcoming edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 tournament which is scheduled to be held in coming November.
The newly appointed T20I skipper of the Bangladesh side, Shakib Al Hasan has been named as the skipper for Bangla Tigers in this edition. Following him, the former Bangladesh cricketer Aftab Ahmed will provide his services after being named as the head coach of his side.
Assisting him, Nazmul Abedin Fahim will be with the Bangladesh all-rounder in the Abu Dhabi T10 League. However, The former Indian pacer is going to make a new role after retiring from international cricket. A lot of speculations will be going around Sreesanth and it will be interesting how he manages to do his new role for the side.
Teamwork and intelligence combined wins championships: Mohammad Yasin Chowdhury
Bangla Tiger's team owner Mohammad Yasin Chowdhury has been delightful after appointing Shakib Al Hasan as their side's skipper. "The focus this year is teamwork because pure talent might help us win games but teamwork and intelligence combined wins championships.
From the conscious player choices being made to the experience of the coaching team, we feel confident of being a strong contender for the trophy.
To get quality emerging players, we have even organized a local talent hunt campaign to further enhance the team. With Shakib at the helm, the future is looking bright," said Mohammad Yasin Chowdhury as quoted by India Today.
"As a bowler, Shakib is accurate, consistent, and canny; and his aggression and wide range of strokes are some of his many batting attributes.
More importantly, he has self-belief and excellent temperament, unflustered by the big occasion and prepared to lock horns sportingly against all teams," he added.
"His inclusion in the team this year reinforces the significance of the Abu Dhabi T10 and its popularity with players of the highest caliber.
More international players are joining this tournament, which only adds to the excitement and provides a great opportunity for local players to watch and learn. Thanks to him, the team has never been better prepared to lift the trophy," he further added.