England pacer Plunkett to think about taking part in for United States

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LONDON: England tempo bowler Liam Plunkett has revealed he would think about taking part in for the United States sooner or later.

Plunkett has been absent from the England group since serving to them win the 50-over World Cup for the primary time final yr.

The 35-year-old was additionally omitted of the 55-man England squad lately requested to return to coaching following the coronavirus lockdown.

Plunkett’s spouse is American and they’re prone to settle within the United States, prompting him to think about altering his worldwide allegiance if his England prospects don’t enhance.

“It would be nice be involved in some sort of cricket over there,” Plunkett advised the BBC.

“My kids might be American, so it would be quite cool to say to them that I played for England and the US.”

The United States got one-day worldwide standing in 2019, however Surrey star Plunkett must serve a three-year residency interval with a view to be eligible to play for the nation.

“I’m English and I’ll always be an Englishman, but if I’m still fit and there’s an opportunity to play at the highest level, why would I not take it?” he stated.

“If I go over there and end up being a US citizen, or have a green card, I can help the development, especially being someone who has just finished with England. It would be nice to get involved in that.”