Akashdeep, Sayan Named As Bengal IPL 2020 Network Launchers

Akashdeep, Sayan Named As Bengal IPL 2020 Network Launchers

Akashdeep, Sayan Named As Bengal IPL 2020 Network Launchers. The Bengal pace duo of Akashdeep and Sayan Ghosh will travel with the Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab squads respectively as network launchers for the IPL scheduled in the UAE from September 19 to November 10.

“We are happy that the franchises have shown interest in the two young men. Discussions were underway for the last few days and today they have confirmed it.

“They would come together as bowlers of the squad, I wish them both the best for their success,” CAB President Avishek Dalmiya said in a statement.

CAB Secretary Snehashis Ganguly added: “These players are very talented and have a lot of potentials. This stay with the franchises for 75 to 80 days will help them hone their skills. “

Both Akashdeep and Ghosh are excited about the prospects of joining the franchises and are scheduled to leave in the third week of August.

Akashdeep, Sayan Named As Bengal IPL 2020 Network Launchers

“I will have the opportunity to play some of the best in the world. Also with Steve Smith as skipper and Andrew McDonald as coach, there will be a lot to learn, “said Akashdeep.

Ghosh, who was picked by the Delhi Capitals for Rs 20 lakh last season but didn’t get a game, said he is looking forward to bowling with players like KL Rahul and Chris Gayle.

“It is a great opportunity for me. And the experience I will gain will help Bengal in the future. It is a welcome break from being locked in our homes. I can play bowling and cricket, which is great motivation, ”Ghosh said.

The convention for all these years has been using local bowlers for networks, in addition to youth fringe players, but strict biosecurity measures for IPL amid the pandemic mean all franchises will have to make arrangements for bowlers. quality bowling during practice sessions.