Australian pacer, Gurinder Sandhu is set to rejoin Sydney Thunder ahead of the upcoming edition of the Big Bash League. Sandhu began his Big Bash journey from Sydney Thunders and is excited to be back at the club. He played for Sydney Sixers in the last season. The Australian pacer to looking forward to enjoying his new stint with the Thunders.
“Anytime I think of home I do think of the Thunder, it’s awesome to be back here. Family, friends, it’s where everyone’s from for me, personally,” Sydney Thunders website quoted Sandhu as saying.
“I think of home I think of Wester Sydney; if I think of Western Sydney, I think of home; I think of Sydney Thunder I think of home- it’s all coming together very nicely.”
“It feels impressive. This is where my Big Bash journey started in BBL|02. I’m very, very excited,” he added.
Sandhu spent his last summer playing Sydney Sixers. Sandhu said that he gave his best during his time with the Sixers. However, he is happy to be back where he loves performing.
“It was different, especially to go to the Sixers who had been my rivals and for the Thunder Nation. It was very different, a bit weird, but as you do, you’re playing for that team at the time and you give it your all; 100 per cent commitment,” said Sandhu.
Sydney Thunders coach Trevor Bayliss is confident that the fast bowler will play a key role for the team in the upcoming season.
“I know Gurinder is happy to be home, he’s very passionate about the Thunder Nation. He’s done extremely well for Queensland this summer, and everyone knows he’s determined to do the same for Thunder,” said Bayliss.