The Mahakumbh of IPL 2022 Mega Auction is over now. This auction was held in Bangalore on February 12 and 13, while many players were showered with money, many players were only disappointed. But in the meantime, the worst happened with the fast bowler S. Sreesanth, who was part of India’s 2 World Cup team. Actually, his name was not even taken in the auction hall. In fact, he had drafted his name and was also short-listed, but due to accelerated auction, his name could not reach the auction hall.
I will be very disappointed if not bought in IPL 2022 auction- S. Sreesanth
Fast bowler S. Sreesanth, who has been banned for 7 years due to spot-fixing, had registered his name in the IPL 2022 Mega Auction. After this, he was also short-listed for the auction. But during the auction, it is a far cry to show any team’s interest in his name, but his name was not even taken in the auction hall.
However, this is not the first time that he has been ignored in the IPL. Earlier S. Sreesanth had also drafted his name in IPL 2021. But then he was not even short-listed. But this time, this veteran bowler must have been very sad due to not getting a buyer.
An excellent fast bowling career was ruined due to fixing
During IPL 2013 (IPL 2013) included in the team of Rajasthan Royals (RR) S. Sreesanth (S. Sreesanth) and the remaining 2 players of the team were accused of match-fixing. At that time this right-arm bowler was in the best phase of his career. Representing Team India in International Cricket, Sreesanth took 87 wickets in Tests, 75 in ODIs, and 7 wickets in T20 Internationals.
At the same time, Sreesanth has a total of 44 matches in the IPL, in which he has taken a total of 40 wickets. S Sreesanth played his last IPL match on 9 May 2013 against Kings XI Punjab. Sreesanth has also been a part of Team India, which became the World Champion in the years 2007 and 2011.
The name came in fixing in the year 2013
In the seventh season of IPL held in the year 2013, then there was an earthquake. When the name of Team India’s talented 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. After which the ban imposed on him by the ICC ended on September 13, 2020.