Web Desk: Is former India bowler Santakumaran Sreesanth exploring the thought of taking part in for an additional nation. Sreesanth, nonetheless serving a life ban imposed on him after the Kerala Excessive Court docket restored the unique choice, has hinted that he’ll play for an additional nation for the remainder of his profession.
In a current interview the world cup profitable bowler has hinted about taking part in overseas.
“BCCI has imposed the ban, not ICC. If not India, I can play for some other nation, as a result of I’m 34 now and I can solely play for optimum six extra years. As an individual who loves cricket, I need to play cricket,” mentioned Sreesanth in an occasion in Dubai.
The quick bowler additionally took to twitter, expressing his displeasure in regards to the choice by the Kerala Excessive Court docket. He questioned the choice about lifting the ban on franchises similar to Chennai Tremendous Kings and Rajasthan Royals who had been suspended for 2 years from the Indian Premier League.
The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) nonetheless hit again and of their reply the performing secretary Amitabh Chaudhary claimed these to be ‘empty discuss’ as a result of as per guidelines a banned cricketer can’t proceed taking part in for a full member crew.
“Any participant banned by any full member can neither play for some other full member nor for some other affiliation. All that is simply an empty discuss and we all know our authorized place,” mentioned Chaudhary.
Sreesanth, together with Rajasthan Royals teammates Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila was banned by the BCCI’s disciplinary committee after IPL 2013 after having been accused of spot-fixing.
However in August this 12 months, the Kerala Excessive Court docket ordered the BCCI to elevate the life ban on Sreesanth, saying that there was lack of proof towards him. Following this, the bowler had hoped to play the 2019 World Cup for India. “I at all times stored my thoughts and physique match to play cricket,” mentioned Sreesanth.