India’s one of the quickest pacer Santhakumara Sreesanth’s ban for involving in the 2013 Spot-Fixing scandal has come to an end recently is determined to give his best shot at cricket one more time. Sreesanth, who last played for India in 2011, in a tweet, mentioned in a tweet that he is looking forward to playing professional cricket one more time, and whatever team he gets a chance to play for, the player of 37 years will give it his all, he will give no more than five to seven years of cricket left.
Sreesanth eyes for a comeback!
“Now I am going to represent the sport that I love the most and I am completely free of any charge. I will give my best to every ball that ball, even if it is just practice. I only have another 5-7 years at most to give it my all. I have and I’ll give my best to any team that plays, ”Sreesanth tweeted.
Sreesanth’s sentence, which was ultimately a life suspension, was reduced to seven years in August 2019 after BCCI (Retired) Ombudsman Judge DK Jain made the call. In an order passed Aug. 7 last year, Jain said the “purposes of justice” would be served by a seven-year suspension and letting him play next year. “… for Mr. Sreesanth, now in his late thirties, his best years as a cricketer, especially since he may have already ended up as a fast bowler,” Jain had reasoned in his order.
“… I am of the opinion that to prohibit Mr. Sreesanth from participating in any type of commercial cricket or associating with any activity of the BCCI or its affiliates, for a period of seven years from 13.09.2013, that is, The date from which the period of the prohibition imposed by the Disciplinary Committee had begun, will comply with the purposes of justice, ”said Jain’s order.
In June, the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) decided to consider the controversial pacer S Sreesanth for the 2020-21 Ranji Trophy season, whose status is currently on the air due to the Covid-19 pandemic and included him in the squad of probable. However, consideration will depend on whether the pacemaker passes the physical fitness tests, according to Kerala coach and former India bowler Tinu Yohanan.
Sreesanth had also expressed his desire to play in the IPL next year and named the teams he wanted to play for. Sreesanth told CricTracker that he will obviously put his name in the IPL 2021 auction in an Instagram live session.
“I will play for any team they choose me. But, as a cricket fan, it is Mumbai Indians the Men In Blue, because of Sachin Paaji, I played cricket to meet Sachin Tendulkar. It will be great to learn from Sachin paaji from the dressing room if I have a chance to play for the Mumbai Indians “