After seven-12 months ban the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) has determined to take controversial speedster S Sreesanth (37) in the state Ranji cricket team in September after his ban interval ends. In May 2013 Delhi police had arrested Sreesanth and two of his Rajasthan Royals team mates, Ajit Chandilia and Ankit Chavan, on expenses of match- fixing. Later the Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI) had imposed a life ban on him. Later he fought an extended battle. In 2015 a particular courtroom in Delhi had acquitted him of all expenses.
In 2018 the Kerala High Court had additionally revoked the BCCI resolution to impose a life ban on him. But in 2019 the Supreme Court upheld his guilt however requested the BCCI to scale back his quantum of punishment. Later the BCCI had diminished his life ban to seven years which is able to finish September 2020.
“I am really indebted to the KCA for giving me a chance. I will prove my fitness and storm back to the game. It is time for all controversies to take rest,” he mentioned in Kochi. Recently KCA had appointed former quick bowler Tinu Yohanan because the team coach. KCA secretary Sreeith Nair mentioned his comeback will probably be an asset to the state team.
Kochi-based Sreesanth, infamous for his on- discipline pranks, took 87 wickets in 27 exams and 75 wickets in one-day internationals. He was additionally a member of the World Cup cricket profitable team in 2011. Spinner Harbhajan Singh had as soon as slapped him after one of many matches of the Indian Premier League. The swing bowler additionally had a small innings in politics also_ in final meeting election he was the BJP candidate from Thiruvananthapuram Central constituency and misplaced to Congress candidate V S Shivakumar.