Tom Banton smashed 560 runs within the Large Bash League at a strike price of 160. © Twitter
England batsman Tom Banton has mentioned he would like to play the Indian Premier League (IPL) regardless of former England captain Michael Vaughan asking the England Cricket Board (ECB) to withdraw him from the upcoming season. Vaughan needs the teen to play within the County Championship and make a declare for England’s Take a look at group. Banton was snapped up by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for the upcoming season of the IPL for his base worth of Rs 1 crore. Talking in an interview to Metro, Banton mentioned: “Sure, 100 per cent (I shall be enjoying within the Indian Premier League). After I was rising up, the IPL was undoubtedly one thing I assumed I would like to do and play for England in Take a look at cricket as effectively.”
Banton, who had a fantastic season within the T20 blast final yr, the place he scored 540 runs at a strike price of 160 in final summer season, added good IPL season may even increase his probabilities of making it to the T20I World Cup squad this yr.
“Positively, I would like to be a part of the World Cup. The white-ball group appears so sturdy in the mean time however I would like to go. We have the IPL developing, so some sturdy performances there are going to assist.”