The career of the Indian team’s dangerous fast bowler S. Sreesanth was ruined due to his name in fixing. However, Sreesanth did not give up and now he is ready to show his spirit back on the cricket field after almost 8 years of recovering from these things. The ban imposed on him due to fixing expired on September 13, 2020. After which he was selected in the Kerala team for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
And now S. Sreesanth has got a place in Kerala’s 24-man squad for the upcoming Ranji Trophy. This 38-year-old player is returning to red-ball cricket after a gap of almost 9 years.
Sreesanth returns to red-ball cricket
S Sreesanth, who was included in the 24-man Kerala squad for the upcoming Ranji Trophy, played his last first-class match for the Rest of India against Mumbai in the Irani Cup in 2013.
After such a long time in cricket, Sreesanth expressed his happiness. Sreesanth wrote on Twitter on Sunday, it feels good to be back in Ranji Trophy after 8 years. Really grateful to all of you for my lovely kingdom.
The ban was imposed in the year 2013
In the seventh season of IPL held in the year 2013, such a case came to the fore, which had put Indian cricket to great embarrassment. In fact, the name of Team India’s brilliant fast bowler S Sreesanth was revealed in the fixing scandal. Along with him, Delhi Police also arrested his Rajasthan Royals teammates Ajit Chandila and Ankit Chavan in this case. But he was cleared of all charges due to lack of evidence. The ban imposed on him ended on September 13, 2020.
After that, he made his return to cricket through the Said Mushtaq Ali Trophy. And now he is all set to make a comeback in red-ball cricket as well. His fans hope that Sreesanth will make his place in the IPL by performing brilliantly in the Ranji Trophy.
Mega auction to be held in February
Mega auction is to be organized once again before the 15th season of IPL. However, this could also prove to be the last mega-auction of the IPL as owners of more teams have expressed a lot of opposition to this process. The BCCI will organize the mega auction of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on February 12, 13, and 14 in Bengaluru. A senior BCCI official gave this information on Wednesday. 10 teams will participate in this time’s oxen. This year Lucknow and Ahmedabad 2 new teams are associated with this league.