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newscricket3 months ago

Ankeet Chavan eligible to play cricket again as BCCI lift life ban

Ankeet Chavan, who in 2013 alongside Sreesanth was banned by the BCCI for life, for his alleged involvement in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, is eligible to play cricket again after the BCCI reduced the left-arm-spinner’s ban to 7 years. Chavan was informed of the same by interim CEO Hemang Amin.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

MCA not to intervene in Ankeet Chavan’s ban, asks player to seek court's help

Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has denied intervening in Mumbai player Ankeet Chavan's case after the Mumbai player in his letter requested the state association board to revoke his ban. The association has asked Chavan to visit the court and obtain the order by citing Sreesanth's example.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa year ago

Urge MCA to take my case to BCCI so that my ban can be reconsidered, writes Ankeet Chavan

One of the three players caught for spot-fixing in 2014, Ankeet Chavan has written a letter to the MCA to take his case to the BCCI for his ban to be reconsidered. He also added that his ban should be reconsidered in a similar fashion to Sreesanth’s case, where they reduced his ban till August 2020.
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featurecricketa year ago

The S Sreesanth roller-coaster - A timeline

Kerala Cricket Association announced a probable list for the forthcoming season of domestic cricket, enlisting S Sreesanth among them. In the wake of that, we chart down every single detail of his career ever since he was arrested for his involvement in the IPL spot-fixing controversy.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket3 years ago

Sreesanth recalls an emotional moment when support from Sachin Tendulkar made him cry

Sreesanth recalled an interview after the 2011 Cricket World Cup victory when Sachin Tendulkar mentioned Sreesanth’s performance even though the host of the show didn't ask about him about the pacer. Sreesanth is currently serving a life ban from all forms of cricket on BCCI orders.
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newscricket4 years ago

Sreesanth returns to cricket field after four years

Former Indian speedster S. Sreesanth returned to a cricket field for the first time in four years as he captained the Playback Singers XI against the Producers XI in an exhibition match. Last week, the Kerala High Court lifted the life ban on the 34-year-old that was imposed by the BCCI.
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newscricket6 years ago

BCCI bans Pakistan umpire Asad Rauf for five years

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday banned Pakistan umpire Asad Rauf for a period of five years for misconduct and violation of the board’s Anti-Corruption Code. The 59-year old was alleged to have been involved in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2013 spot-fixing and betting scandal.
Nikhil Deshpande