S Sreesanth, guilty of spot-fixing in a IPL match in 2013, had imposed a life ban on him.Now good news for sreesanth lovers and followers,kerala high court ordered lifting of ban imposed on him.
Cricket player S. Sreesanth has received great relief from the Kerala High Court in the spot fixing case. According to the Hindustan Times, the court has ordered the BCCI to remove the lifelong ban imposed on Sreesanth. Giving this order, the court said, ‘They have been acquitted of the court. Then how can the BCCI impose lifetime restrictions?
L. Sreesanth had approached the Kerala High Court in March. In his plea, he had said that despite acquisition of the Delhi High Court’s allegations of match-fixing by the special court in 2015, the BCCI has not lifted the ban on him, which is a violation of his constitutional rights.In 2013, the Delhi Police arrested Rajasthan Royals fast bowler Sreesanth with Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan. All these were accused of joining spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match. After this, the BCCI imposed a life ban on Sreesanth. However, Sreesanth had accused BCCI of unilateral action.
After the verdict of the Kerala High Court, Sreesanth said, “This is really good news. BCCI vice president TC Mathew said that the BCCI should not challenge this decision in the upper court. However, he told it his personal opinion During the hearing in the High Court, the BCCI had said that the decision to ban Sreesanth was from the previous administrative committee which could not change the new committee.
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