Pushkar Sharma to play for the Eldoret Elephants in African Premiere League held in Nairobi, Kenya.
The former U-16 Mumbai captain, Pushkar Sharma , who is presently residing in Kenya gets his maiden call in the African Premiere League to be held in Kenya. He was bagged in by the Eldoret Elephant franchise and will be looking to cement some runs behind his back.
Pushkar had topsy turvy like career in the past few years. He had gone through various challenges after his father left in 2017. Today Pushkar has got a great opportunity for to fulfill his father’s dream of witnessing him grow up as a cricketer. In March 2021, Pushkar got a maiden call to play in African Premier League.
The tournament will begin from 25th March and is likely to end on 10th April. It will be held in the Ruaraka Sports Club featuring a double round-robin phase and a final on Sunday. The tournament is organised by the Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association, an affiliate of Cricket Kenya.
Six teams will take part in the tournament, representing various counties in the country: Nairobi Lions, Thika Hippos, Eldoret Elephants, Nakuru Leopards, Mombasa Rhinos, and Kisumu Pythons.
It is the first tournament cricket since the outbreak of Covid-19, providing match practice for upcoming T20 World Cup qualifying and Challenge League action.