Sumesh B Trivandrum's own Chris Gayle
Sumesh A.K.A ‘Gayle Kuttappan‘ is the latest sensation in the Celebrity Cricket League 2013. Playing for Kerala Strikers, Sumesh had done a key role in bringing victory to the home team against Mumbai Heroes. It was a spectacular night for the 75,000 spectators and the millions of television viewers when Sumesh B, the left hand batsman entered the field while Kerala Strikers was struggling.
Among his friend’s circle Sumesh B is known as the ‘Gayle Kuttappan‘. Sumesh got this name because of the similarity of his batting style with that of Chris Gayle. He has played in many ‘Tennis ball’ tournaments all over the state, but this is the first time he got a chance to play in the big league. His entry to the CCL came when Kerala Striker’s Arun Benny got injured in the last minute.
Sumesh who hails from Nedumangad, Trivandrum is the son of Babu and Radha. Currently doing his graduation at University College Palayam, Sumesh even got a chance to act in movies including Suresh Krishna’s ‘Nakhangal’ and Priyadardhan’s ‘Rangrezz’ Hindi version of the Tamil movie ‘Nadodigal‘.
This left handed batsman and right handed fast bowler is also an excellent wicket keeper. Even though he had to wait for the last minute to get an entry in Kerala Strikers team, Sumesh proved that he is indispensable with his amazing performance. He is an asset for the City Cricketers Trivandrum.