Skanderborg Stingrays have moved swiftly to replace Zimbabwean Trevor Garwe with the signing of former IPL star, Shrikant Wagh for their Elite Division campaign.

Original signing, Garwe, recently retired from first-class cricket following his appointment as Zimbabwe Woman’s Head Coach. The Stingray’s swooped to sign Shrikant Wagh – a high-class left-arm seam bowling all-rounder.

Domestic star

Wagh is currently playing his twelfth season in domestic cricket. He boasts a tremendous record across the three formats and has been rewarded with higher honours throughout his career to include Central Zone (2010/11-12/13) and India A (2013/14) representation.

The Vidarbha star was also an IPL regular, playing for the likes of Rajasthan Royals (2019/10) and Pune Warriors (2011), is on the verge of the 2,500 run and 300 wicket double in domestic cricket. However, in recent years, he’s played predominantly white ball, rather than Ranji Trophy cricket for his beloved State.

Wagh in action for Stokesley, with whom he starred taking 113 wickets at 14.27 and scoring 1,178 runs at 33.66.

UK domination

The left-arm quick has also excelled during three stints abroad – 1 for Darwen (Northern Premier League) in 2016 between two seasons with Stokesley (North Yorkshire and South Durham Premier League) in 2015 and 2018. He was particularly dominant for the latter taking 113 wickets at 14.27 and scoring 1,178 runs at 33.66. His notable highlight came against Middlesbrough when he took all 10 wickets (10-39) in June 2018.

Stringrays sign their IPL star

Wagh has decided to pursue a fantastic Player/Coach opportunity in Denmark for the 2020 season. He has recently signed with Danish powerhouse, Skanderborg, who are set to feature in this summer’s European Cricket League (ECL) in La Manga, Spain (May 31 to June 7).