IPL 2021: Chennai Super Kings send a special gift to England women’s cricketer Kate Cross
Kate Cross has previously shown her love for the franchise on Twitter.
Updated - May 5, 2021 2:50 pm
England woman cricketer Kate Cross uploaded a picture on Twitter in which she was wearing a Chennai Super Kings jersey. She also revealed that she was given the jersey by the franchise. Cross has previously been vocal about her support for the Chennai team in the Indian Premier League.
Cross, who made her international debut for England in 2013, is a right arm medium fast bowler and is also known for her podcast, which she co-hosts with her English teammate Alex Hurtley. She has experience of playing for England in three Tests, 28 ODIs, and 13 T20Is. The 29-year-old uploaded a picture wearing her Chennai Super Kings jersey.
She uploaded two pictures on her official Twitter account, one where she was seen wearing the jersey, while the other picture revealed that the jersey also had her name written on the back. She thanked the franchise for sending her this. In the past, there have been interactions between her and the franchise, which have happened on Twitter.
Kate Cross hopes to support CSK wearing jersey once IPL 2021 resumes
The caption of the post read, “A HUGE thank you to @cskfansofficial and @chennaiipl for sending me my first CSK shirt. When it is safe to start the tournament again, I can #whistlefromhome #Yellove #WhistlePodu #nandri”
A HUGE thank you to @cskfansofficial and @chennaiipl for sending me my first CSK shirt. When it is safe to start the tournament again, I can #whistlefromhome 💛 #Yellove #WhistlePodu #nandri pic.twitter.com/aobCKSTNgd
— Kate Cross (@katecross16) May 4, 2021
During the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings, the cricketer showed her support to CSK, while her teammate Hurtley showed her support for RCB. Cross will be seen in action in The Hundred later this year, where she will represent Manchester Originals.
— Kate Cross (@katecross16) April 25, 2021
Cross also opined recently about the suspension of the IPL 2021. With the rising cases of COVID in India, the tournament was indefinitely postponed. There has been speculation that the tournament can resume in September but there is no official news regarding that.
Chennai Super Kings also faced a situation of crisis when three members of their contingent, including bowling coach L Balaji were tested positive with COVID. On Wednesday, it was also revealed that Chennai’s batting consultant Michael Hussey has been tested positive with COVID-19.