Cricket: Unmukt Chand becomes first Indian cricketer to play in BBL

Previous U-19 World Cup-winning commander Unmukt Chand on Tuesday turned into the primary Indian cricketer to play in Australia’s Big Bash League (BBL). The right-given hitter made his introduction for Melbourne Renegades against Hobart Hurricanes.

Chand is playing under Australia’s restricted overs captain Aaron Finch which will likewise include Shaun Marsh.

The 28-year-old had called time on his playing profession in India last year and is carrying out his specialty in various associations across the globe.

Chand, a previous India A captain, had never played for the Indian senior group yet was important for three IPL establishments – Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians, and Rajasthan Royals. He had a homegrown profession spreading over 10 years, including 67 top notch matches.

Chand burst on to the worldwide stage as a youngster in the 2012 ICC U-19 World Cup in Australia. He was player of the match in the last, scoring an unbeaten 111 against an Australian side highlighting a large group of now-BBL stars, including any semblance of Travis Head and Ashton Turner.

In 2019, Chand moved to Uttarakhand looking for steadiness however left inside a year after apathetic exhibitions prompted his ouster. He in the end moved back from Indian cricket and moved to the United States of America to look for open doors.

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