However, Sandeep will play for Tamil Nadu in the upcoming Ranji Trophy season. Sandeep, an employee at India Cements, is training in Chennai. Sandeep moved to Tamil Nadu after considering all his training and work. The Malaysian star also said that his team was behind the suggestion of IPL teammate Kolkata Knight Riders co-captain Dinesh Karthik.
Kartik once asked me if I thought of playing for Tamil Nadu because India is working for Cements in Tamil Nadu. That was when I was touring New Zealand with the India A team. I shared Kartik’s proposal with R Prasanna, the coach of India Cements. He too was in favor. With this the team decided to change. ‘ Sandeep makes it clear.
This issue was also discussed within the Kerala team. Trainer Tinu John also asked for comment. They all told you to make your own decisions. Although sad, I made that decision. Farewell to Kerala.
In 57 first-class matches, Sandeep accounted for 186 wickets at an average of 24.43. He also took five wickets for 11 times. He took 66 wickets from 55 List A matches and 46 wickets from 47 Twenty20s.
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