IPL 2021: From hero to zero: Over the past decade, many cricketers have turned their fortunes by way of IPL. The likes of Chetan Sakariya, Harshal Patel and even Chris Morris have made crores. However there are some who’ve didn’t capitalize on the alternatives and have been proven the doorways. West Indies’ tempo bowler Sheldon Cottrell falls within the latter class. Aside from Cottrell, Dominic Drakes, Fidel Edwards and Ravi Rampaul have additionally signed as much as be web bowlers.
Sheldon Cottrell who was picked by Kings XI Punjab (Punjab Kings) for Rs 8.5 crore from IPL 2020 auctions has hit all-time low within the premier T20 match. He was launched by PBKS forward of the IPL 2021 and is now solely a web bowler in IPL 2021 Section 2.
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IPL 2021: A string of poor performances is to be blamed. Punjab Kings have at all times seemed for quick bowlers and selecting up Sheldon Cottrell wasn’t a shock as they’ve completed so for Riley Meredith or Jhye Richardson. Whereas none of them will return after an unimpressive present in Section 1, Cottrell has joined the IPL bandwagon as a web bowler within the UAE.
In IPL 2020, Sheldon Cottrell had an unimpressive debut. In six matches, he scalped six wickets however leaked runs at an financial system price of 8.80. He had a horrid time in Sri Lanka with only one wicket in alternate for 8.62 runs an over.
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IPL 2021: However he made comeback within the collection in opposition to Australia at residence. In three ODIs, he scalped three wickets however his miser bowling spells saved the scoring price in test. He gave away runs at an financial system of 5.68. Within the T20 collection, he bagged 5 wickets in 4 matches in alternate for a 7.53 financial system price and 22.60 common. He’s additionally in West Indies’ T20 World Cup squad. Within the CPL 2021, Cottrell has bagged six wickets in as many matches thus far.
IPL 2021: Whereas it should be heart-breaking for Sheldon Cottrell to return to IPL and never play, he shall be hoping to impress on the nets and make a comeback in IPL 2022 by way of the mega-auction.