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India’s fast bowler S Sreesanth turned 38 on Saturday. He played 27 Tests, 53 ODIs and 10 T20 Internationals for India before getting caught in IPL spot fixing in 2013. Sreesanth is once again trying to return to the IPL. He has also registered for the auction to be held on February 18 and has kept his base price of Rs 75 lakh.
Sreesanth has played 2007 T20 and 2011 ODI World Cup finals
The Indian team won the T20 World Cup title in 2007 under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Sreesanth also played in the final match against Pakistan. He caught Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq in this match. India became champions with the same catch. Apart from this, he was also a part of the Indian team in the final of the 2011 ODI World Cup.
Sreesanth’s first test win in South Africa
Sreesanth has been known for his out-swing bowling and superb seam position. On the basis of his best performance, India won the first Test against South Africa in South Africa. In the 2006 Johannesburg Test, Sreesanth took eight wickets and India beat South Africa by 102 runs. Sreesanth took 5 wickets for 40 runs in the first innings. He took the wickets of South Africa captain Graeme Smith, Hashim Amla, Jack Kallis, Mark Boucher, Shaun Pollock. Sreesanth took 3 wickets for 59 runs in the second innings.
In 2006, played a key role in winning the series 1–0 from the West Indies.
On the West Indies tour in 2006, India beat the West Indies 1–0 in a four-Test series. After three Tests, both teams were at par. The fourth and deciding match was played at Kingston. In this match, India defeated West Indies by 49 runs and took the series 1-0. In this match, Sreesanth took 5 wickets for 72 runs. These included the wickets of Brian Lara and Chris Gayle.
Have taken 40 wickets in IPL
Sreesanth became an accused in spot-fixing in 2013. Earlier, he had taken 40 wickets in this league, playing a total of 44 matches. His economy was 8.14. 3 wickets for 29 runs was his best performance.
Sreesanth has also been a good dancer
S Sreesanth has been a good dancer along with being a cricketer. She also participated in the popular dance show Woogie-Woogie. Apart from this, he has also been the first runner up of the reality show Bigg Boss Season-11.