Sunny bats for state leagues, believes they promote talent



Author 2019-09-22 11:18:21

img By Express News Service BENGALURU: The popular Karnataka Premier League (KPL) and Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL), which have come under a cloud in recent days over allegations of match-fixing and betting, have found support from none other than cricketing legend Sunil Gavaskar. “Look at the talents that they have nurtured from the districts — for example the KPL, where the number of people who have come from the interiors which, otherwise, even the best of Karnataka scouts couldn’t have been able to spot. The same is the case with TNPL and all the other leagues. They are good and are bringing more talent to Indian cricket,” Gavaskar said on the sidelines of a panel discussion on ‘Making Sport in India’. Sunil Gavaskar also had a word of caution for the players , As Reported By TNIE.

According to the Newspaper,“But one has to educate these boys — tell them what sort of traps they could fall into. Somebody comes from a very poor background and suddenly sees a lot of money, could be swayed,” he said. “In cricket, you will always have the odd person who may be swayed by greed. Some other reasons too may force him to do something.


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