Former England international cricketer Monty Panesar has been in sublime form lately. The 38-year-old had an impressive spell on March 9 (Tuesday), playing against India Legends in the Road Safety World Series in Raipur. The left-arm spinner returned figures of 3/15, dismissing Sachin Tendulkar, Mohammed Kaif and Yuvraj Singh.
I would like to make a comeback in cricket: Panesar
Former South Africa cricketer Alviro Petersen took to Twitter post the thrilling match between India Legends and England Legends and urged clubs to pick Monty Panesar for county cricket in England.
Here’s the tweet:
Surely @MontyPanesar must be taken on by a county in England… Still has a lot to offer. Quality bowler!! 👌👌
— Alviro Petersen (@AlviroPetersen) March 9, 2021
In reply to this Monty Panesar wrote, “I would like to make a comeback in Cricket”. He also showed keen interest in finding a team for himself to play County cricket.
I would like to make a comeback in Cricket, need to find a team #Cricket #England #India #RoadSafetyWorldSeries2021 #MakeInIndia #DhoniReturns #morningmotivation #YehJungHaiLegendary https://t.co/OZuu6k18jR
— Monty Panesar (@MontyPanesar) March 11, 2021
Twitter reacts after Monty Panesar’s impressive spell:
— Chehakpreet Singh (@CPS_7904) March 9, 2021
Sachin Tendulkar was the first Test wicket of Monty Panesar and he did the same in Road Safety Tournament – Beautiful bowling from Monty.
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) March 9, 2021
— Arpit Sachdeva (@arpitsachdeva24) March 9, 2021
Notably, Monty Panesar’s maiden international wicket was that of cricket great Sachin Tendulkar and even after retirement he continued his run, taking Tendulkar’s wicket in the Road Safety World Series on Tuesday, March 9. The England spinner has 167 wickets in Test cricket to his name in 50 appearances for the national side.