Who would have imagined that the former U-19 cricketer Saurabh Netravalkar from India would go on to establish himself as a USA cricketer? Saurabh has even led the USA in a match! he represented India in the U-19 World Cup in 2009. and he was India’s best bowler in that edition as well
Timil Patel played with the Indian Ranji team Gujarat from 2002 to 2010. He also played for India Under-19 Team in 2003 that toured England as well. It was in 2010 when he decided to move to Los Angeles. The all-rounder was selected to play Global T20 Canada League. However, he withdrew from the tournament after signing a three-month central contract with USA Cricket.
Siddharth Trivedi was one of the best bowlers to have played for the Rajasthan Royals. The seamer played domestic cricket for Gujarat and Saurashtra and was also a part of 76 IPL matches. Despite having taken 65 IPL wickets, his IPL career went downhill in 2013. This is because the BCCI banned him for one year for not reporting a corrupt approach. The former RR pacer had revealed that he was at St Louis and is part of the coaching panel of American Cricket Academy and Club
Smit Patel was one of India’s heroes in their successful campaign in the U-19 World Cup back in 2012. He had scored the winning runs for India in the 2012 U-19 World Cup final as well. However, he had revealed a few months ago that he is all set to pursue his dream of playing in America. Patel’s career never really took off and he never managed to even get an IPL contract. He even told that he has “Officially” retired from all forms of cricket under the BCCI.
Sunny Sohal was born in Mohali, Punjab, and made his first-class debut for Punjab in 2005. He even played in the IPL. He has played 20 IPL games and has scored 368 runs. However, despite playing for so many years and scoring over 1,200 runs in the domestic circuit he never made it big in Indian cricket. This prompted him to move to the USA. He went on to play the Washington League where he became a regular. Sunny then went on to play three T20Is for the Unites States