Last Update on: June 26th, 2020 at 07:31 pm
Pravin Tambe is contended to feature in overseas leagues across the world after the Indian cricket board barred him from featuring in the IPL due to his age. Pravin Tambe, 48, was picked up in the IPL auction for the 2020 edition but was subsequently disqualified due to his ‘overage’.
Tambe has applied, himself, to play in the CPL. He has been signed to play for the Trinbago Knight Riders for this season. However, guidelines suggest, Tambe has to retire and then apply for BCCI NOC to be eligible to play in overseas T20 leagues across the world.
Pravin Tambe: I am eligible to play outside and got picked by TKR
Tambe, who hails from Mumbai, has said that he is fit and since his cricket board does not allows him to play in domestic league he will make his participation in overseas tournament. Tambe also added that he will take necessary precautions to play there.
“I am fit and since the BCCI does not allow me to take part in its competitions why shouldn’t I play in other leagues. I am eligible to play outside and got picked by TKR. I will also take all necessary precautions and follow protocols before going there,” he told the indianexpress.com.
“I am working on my physical fitness at home and so yes definitely looking forward to this edition,” added Tambe who is the oldest player in the draft.
Tambe has played for Rajasthan Royals between 2013-15 in the IPL.