Meet Josh Little, the bowler who has been signed by Chennai Super Kings as net bowler

Chennai Super Kings will look to defend their title against nine teams this season.

Josh Little
Josh Little. (Photo Source: Instagram)
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Josh Little
Josh Little. (Photo Source: Instagram)

Ireland international Josh Little grabbed our attention after he was signed by Chennai Super Kings as a net bowler for the next season. The 15th edition of the IPL is only less than 3 weeks away from going all guns blazing.

The IPL extravaganza will start on March 26 and will come to an end on May 29. Meanwhile, the defending champions have begun training camp in Surat. CSK captain MS Dhoni, Ambati Rayudu, young recruits were spotted hitting the nets.

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Meanwhile, Ireland’s Josh Little is en route to joining the CSK camp as a net bowler. Let’s learn more about the 22-year-old left-arm seamer. The CSK scouts were keeping a tab on his progress of late. The youngster has been doing well as a bowler and CSK showed their interest to sign him as a net bowler.

Who is Josh Little?

Josh Little’s full name is Joshua Brian Little. He made his international debut for the Ireland national cricket team in 2016. The left-arm fast-medium bowler was last seen playing an international match was earlier this year.

He played against West Indies in late January. Josh made his ODI debut against England in 2019. Notably, he made an instant impression with the ball as he took 4 wickets to his name, giving away 45 runs. More importantly, he took the big wicket of Eoin Morgan with a steep bouncer.

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He went on to represent India in 19 ODIs, 34 T20Is. The pacer has accounted for 30 dismissals in just 19 matches at a sensational economy of 5.52. As far as T20Is are concerned, he took 34 wickets to his name at an economy of 7.49.

He made his T20I debut against Hong Kong cricket team. Josh was last seen playing a T20I against the UAE in late February. In 2020, he turned out to be a match-winner in Ireland’s T20I win against West Indies. He took 3/29 while defending 208. Moreover, he also took 5 wickets in two ODIs against England later in the same year.

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