The amount of news coming for Sharma made everyone confused-some reports said he might play the last leg of the IPL-some even suggested he needs rest for 2-3 weeks and may be sent to Australia, though the BCCI, while announcing the squads, only said, his fitness would be monitored.
A day after losing his father, Mandeep Singh chose to step out in the Kings XI Punjab's IPL 2020 match against the Sunrisers Hyderabad in Dubai. On Saturday night, Mandeep opened with his captain KL Rahul but could manage only to score 17 runs off 14 balls before being caught in the deep off Sandeep Sharma.
Jalal-ud-Din, the former Pakistani bowler, who took the first hat-trick in an ODI, removing Australia's Rod Marsh, Bruce Yardley and Geoff Lawson in 1982, has been appointed as a South West Zone Zonal selector in the USA.
Had there not been his duty shift (because of COVID-19 the team of IPL scorers keep changing their duty), K.Prashanth Kumar, an India-born cricket scorer would have registered the first ever Double Super Over match in Dubai on Sunday.