Brisbane. India’s two fast bowlers Chetan Sakariya and Mukesh Choudhary will play in the opening season of the T20 Max tournament starting in Australia next month. Both Sakaria and Choudhary represented Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings respectively in the last season of IPL. The two players will spend time in Brisbane as part of an exchange program between the MRF Pace Foundation and Cricket Australia.
Cricket Australia said in a statement, “The exchange of players and coaching between the ‘MRF Pace Foundation’ and Cricket Australia has been going on for almost 20 years. It was stopped in the last few years due to corona virus but is starting again with these two Indian players.
Chetan Sakariya made his ODI and T20 International debut against Sri Lanka last year. Mukesh Chaudhary took 16 wickets in 13 matches in this year’s IPL. Sakaria will play for Sunshine Coast in the tournament to be held in Australia. Chowdhury, 26, will represent Winnam-Manly.
Apart from participating in the tournament, Chetan Sakaria and Mukesh Chaudhary will train at the ‘Bupa National Cricket Centre’ and will also be involved in the pre-season preparations for ‘Queensland Bulls’. The T20 Max T20 tournament will be held from August 18 to September 4. Its final will be played at Allan Border Field.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : July 22, 2022, 14:03 IST