Cricket is a enchanting game and it’s getting extensively in style around the globe. In Caribbean islands corresponding to Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, the sport of bat and ball is relatively well-known and personalities belonging to the other game have additionally proven the affection against this thrilling recreation.
Just lately, Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake expressed his love for cricket.
Blake, who’s the second-fastest guy on this planet after his fellow countryman Usain Bolt, mentioned he’s having a look ahead to play a couple of video games of cricket previous to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
At an match held in Mumbai, Blake spoke about his love and keenness for cricket. The 29-year-old mentioned that he at all times dreamed of enjoying skilled cricket as a kid. The Jamaican born used to be in Mumbai for the promotion of Street Protection Global Sequence, a T20 league that can function some mythical retired cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Jonty Rhodes, and Virender Sehwag.
Dash sensation @YohanBlake is terribly assured of excelling on the upcoming 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. All set to head for Gold 🏅#YehJungHaiLegendary @Colors_Cineplex %.twitter.com/aMZqNMyLZu
— Street Protection Global Sequence (@RSWorldSeries) December 2, 2019
Blake has expressed his need to play for 2 Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises – Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
“I’ve two extra years left in monitor and box after which its cricket for me. However, I don’t need to play for the West Indies. I would really like to function in franchise cricket; I’d even like to personal a franchise in India. And most significantly, play for both Kolkata Knight Riders or the Royal Challengers Bangalore,” mentioned Blake.
“Chris Gayle [fellow Jamaican] used to be there for a very long time. I really like the Bangalore group particularly Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers. Additionally, the Kolkata group, as a result of Gayle has performed for them too,” he added.
Yohan Blake received gold on the 100m match within the 2011 Global Championships and turned into the youngest sprinter to succeed in the feat. He additionally received a silver medal within the 2012 Olympic Video games in London throughout the 100m and 200m races for the Jamaican group.