Pushkar Sharma owes his success to his father for his selection in the African Premier League.




Soure: Team Stay Featured In March 2021, Pushkar got a call to play in the African Premier League.

The former U-16 Mumbai captain, Pushkar Sharma; who is presently residing in Kenya gets his maiden call to play in African Premiere League which is held in Kenya. He was bagged in by the Eldoret Elephant franchise and will be looking to cement some runs behind his back.

The tournament which is organized by the Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association, an affiliate of Cricket Kenya started on 25th March 2021 and is likely to end on 10th April 2021.

Pushkar had a 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 to fulfil his father’s dream of witnessing him grow up as a cricketer. This tournament will be held in the Ruaraka Sports Club featuring a double round-robin phase and a final on Sunday.

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.

Expressing his emotions Pushkar said, “I want to give all my credit to my father, because of his blessings today I am playing for African Premier League in Kenya.”