From India squad to Tihar's team for Martin

Updated: 12 May 2011 17:07 IST

His international cricket career may have fizzled out faster than an open can of soda but Jacob Martin who is currently lodged in prison for alleged human trafficking, is set to make a comeback to the gentleman's game soon albeit inside the confines of Tihar Jail.

New Delhi:

His international cricket career may have fizzled out faster than an open can of soda but Jacob Martin who is currently lodged in prison for alleged human trafficking, is set to make a comeback to the gentleman's game soon albeit inside the confines of Tihar Jail.

Martin, a former India player, has secured a berth in Tihar's professional cricket squad, that has been pitted against a team from popular radio station Red FM here tomorrow. Also, Santosh Kumar Singh, the main convict in Priyadarshani Matoo rape and murder case, has procured a place in the playing eleven.

A joint initiative of the jail authorities and Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan, an NGO working inside the jail, the team of inmates is named as "Divya Jyoti's Tihar 11".

Topics : Cricket Sreesanth Jacob Martin
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