Pravin Tambe turned the primary Indian to play within the Caribbean Premier League, on the age of 48. Tambe turned out for Trinbago Knight Riders of their match towards St Lucia Zouks on Wednesday, turning into the oldest participant to debut within the CPL.
Legspinner Tambe, from Mumbai, bowled one over which went for 15 runs together with the wicket of Najibullah Zadran.
Tambe had entered the CPL draft earlier this 12 months however there have been some doubts about his participation within the event owing to his retirement standing. He was earlier suspended from taking part in within the Indian Premier League for participating in T10 league, though he was picked up by KKR for 20 lakh on the IPL auctions.
KKR’s dad or mum firm owns the Trinbago franchise as nicely.
— CPL T20 (@CPL) August 26, 2020
The BCCI does not enable any energetic home cricketer to participate in some other personal leagues exterior India. Tambe performed 33 IPL matches and brought 28 wickets with a mean of 30.5.
Oldest participant to characteristic in a T20 match in a full-member nation:-
48y 323d – PRAVIN TAMBE🇮🇳 (in WI)
46y 350d – Brad Hogg🇦🇺
46y 179d – Ajit Ekanayake🇱🇰
44y 289d – Misbah-ul-Haq🇵🇰
44y 181d – Indika de Saram🇱🇰
Tambe overtook Hogg and Ekanayake right this moment, to take first place.#CPL2020
— Kausthub (@kaustats) August 26, 2020
pravin tambe is displaying that expertise and harwork beats age and in addition shuts these mouths who preach such issues, a giant shout out to the @TKRiders franchise for believing that expertise and harwork beats every thing. pravin tambe you’ve gotten set an instance for alot of us.🙏
— Sheldon Jackson (@ShelJackson27) August 26, 2020
Tambe has performed for Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad within the IPL. Till he made his IPL debut at 41, he hadn’t performed first-class cricket.