England’s Plunkett open to idea of playing for US
LONDON: Fast bowler Liam Plunkett, who has been unnoticed of England’s summer time coaching squad, has mentioned he’s open to the concept of taking part in for the United States sooner or later.
The 35-year-old, whose spouse is American, has not performed for England since claiming three wickets in final yr’s World Cup closing.
He would want to serve a three-year residency interval to be eligible to play for the United States, who gained one-day worldwide standing final yr.
“It can be good be concerned in some kind of cricket over there,” Plunkett advised BBC Radio 5 Live.
“My youngsters is likely to be American, so it might be fairly cool to say to them that I performed for England and the US”
England have requested a gaggle of 55 gamers to return to coaching to organize for the beginning of the English summer time season, which was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Right-arm fast Plunkett, who didn’t make the minimize, mentioned he may see himself mentoring younger American cricketers.
“I’m English and I’ll all the time be an Englishman, but when I’m nonetheless match and there’s a chance to play on the highest degree, why would I not take it?”
“If I’m going over there and find yourself being a US citizen, or have a inexperienced card, I might help the event, particularly being somebody who has simply completed with England.”
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