S Sreesanth

  • IPL Scandal: Mudgal panel submits interim report, SC hearing on Sept 1 August 29, 2014

    The Justice Mukul Mudgal committee probing the Indian Premier League's spotfixing and betting scandal submitted it's interim report to the Supreme Court on Friday, and the SC will hear the case on September 1. The Mudgal committee submitted its report in a sealed envelope and is likely to seek a twomonth...
  • S Sreesanth, VJ Andy, Purab Kohli to be pitted against each other in 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7'? May 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Banned cricketer S Sreesanth is likely to be among 13 celebrity participants in the upcoming season of the popular TV dance show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa'. As the seventh season of the show goes on air in June, names of several celebrities, who are likely to be a part...
  • Rajasthan Royals yet to recover from spotfixing jolt: RR CEO May 7, 2014

    Almost a year after three Rajasthan Royals players were arrested for spotfixing in the Indian Premier League, franchise CEO Raghu Iyer has admitted that the brand image is yet to be fully restored following one of the biggest cricketing scandals in the country. "We would be lying if I say that...
  • Drama in the fabric of the Indian Premier League April 5, 2014

    The most powerful sports official in the most cricket-mad country on earth was on the verge of taking global control of the game. Now a corruption scandal could scupper those plans. Narayanaswami Srinivasan rules the Indian board that generates enough money to keep the game afloat, so it seemed a logical...
  • IPL spot-fixing: BCCI grants extra time to Ajit Chandila to submit written reply March 5, 2014

    The BCCI disciplinary committee has given former Rajasthan Royals off-spinner Ajit Chandila time till March 12 to submit his written reply after the Board's Anti-Corruption Unit chief Ravi Sawani has found him guilty of spot-fixing during last year's IPL. Chandila appeared before the BCCI disciplinary committee, comprising president N Srinivasan, Rajeev...
  • Snapshot: Love is in the air! S Sreesanth posts pictures with wife on Valentine's Day February 14, 2014

    Love is in the air for tainted cricketer S Sreesanth who got married to Bhuvneshwari in December last year. Taking the day of love quite seriously, Sreesanth posted pictures with his wife on Twitter. He wrote, "Happy valentines day to all...my love my life ..my one and only wife nd...
  • Sreesanth hopes bad phase will end soon January 28, 2014

    Bhopal: Fast bowler Sreesanth, who has been banned for life due to his alleged involvement in the Indian Premier League's (IPL) spotfixing scandal, hoped that this bad phase of his life would get over soon. "I have not done anything wrong. Everybody faces bad times in life. This is my bad...
  • SCappointed panel to speak to Sreesanth next November 7, 2013

    Mumbai: The Supreme Courtinstituted threemember committee probing the IPL spotfixing scandal will speak to banned pacer S Sreesanth, Rajasthan Royals coowner Raj Kundra and a few others, including commentator Harsha Bhogle, when it meets for three days here starting November 16. The committee, headed by former Punjab and Haryana High Court...
  • I will sort out all issues at NCA, says new chairman October 3, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Newlyappointed chairman of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) TC Mathew has vowed to sort out all issues at the elite cricket academy in Bangalore. Matthew, who is also the president of Kerala Cricket Association (KCA), said he will get full support of the BCCI so that the challenges faced by...
  • Full text: Sreesanth's letter to the BCCI disciplinary committee September 16, 2013

    Here is the full text of the letter Sreesanth submitted to the BCCI's disciplinary committee before the hearing on Friday. In the letter, Sreesanth, who has been handed a life ban by the BCCI for his alleged involvement in spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League season 2013, insisted that he is...
  • Sreesanth banned at the behest of N Srinivasan: lawyer September 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Calling the life ban imposed on S Sreesanth "bizarre", his lawyer Rebecca John said the tainted pacer will challenge the BCCI's decision in court as it is "completely against the principles of natural justice". Sreesanth was banned for life by the BCCI after being found guilty of spot-fixing in...
  • Feel sorry for Sree, sheer waste of talent: Ganguly September 14, 2013

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Saturday felt 'sorry' for pace bowler S Sreesanth, who was handed a life ban on charges of spot-fixing in IPL. "If he has done it, I feel it's the right decision. I feel sorry for him, it's a sheer waste of talent," Ganguly...
  • Sreesanth may challenge his life ban in court: report September 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Slapped with a life ban by BCCI's disciplinary committee for his involvement in spot-fixing during IPL 6 earlier this year, disgraced India and Rajasthan Royals's fast bowler S Sreesanth is likely to challenge the decision in court, The Indian Express reported on Saturday. The BCCI disciplinary committee met...
  • Sreesanth's controversial career ends on Friday the 13th September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Tainted fast bowler Sreesanth has been found guilty of spot-fixing during the Indian Premier League season six by an internal probe conducted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and has been banned for life - incidentally on Friday the 13th. Sreesanth - unaware of...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Ravi Sawani fully convinced that Sreesanth 'fixed' September 13, 2013

    The fate of tainted Rajasthan Royals's players S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan will in all likelihood culminate into bans after a report in the The Indian Express on Tuesday published findings of the probe done by BCCI's anti-corruption unit chief Ravi Sawani. While the formal meeting of the BCCI's...
  • IPL spot-fixing scandal: Ajit Chandila, two others get bail September 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Suspended cricketer Ajit Chandila and two others, arrested for their alleged involvement in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing scandal, were on Monday granted bail by a Delhi court which said there were some "missing links" in the prosecution's case. Additional Sessions Judge Dharmesh Sharma granted bail to Rajasthan...
  • IPL spotfixing case: Confusion over jurisdiction issue August 16, 2013

    New Delhi: An unusual situation was on Friday witnessed in the IPL spotfixing case which reached three different courts due to jurisdiction issue over MCOCA charges, invoked against the accused, including underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, his aide Chhota Shakeel and cricketer S Sreesanth. Finally after over 90 minutes, which saw lawyers...
  • IPL spot fixing case: Accused await bail plea hearing August 16, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court will hear bail pleas of the eight accused in the IPL spot fixing case on Friday. Hearing of suspended Rajasthan Royal player Ajit Chandila has also been scheduled for Friday. Chandila was arrested along with two other cricketers S Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan of Rajasthan...
  • Angry, sad, disappointed after spotfixing saga: Rahul Dravid August 8, 2013

    Rahul Dravid in an extensive interview with ESPNcricinfo editorinchief Sambit Bal discussed about spotfixing and suggested ways to counter the menace. ...
  • Bigg Boss 7: Harbhajan, Sreesanth, Pratyusha to feature on the show? August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The next season of the reality show 'Bigg Boss 7' is going to start soon, but the list of contestants has not been announced yet. However, a source closely associated with the reality show has said that the makers have approached cricketers Harbhajan Singh and S Sreesanth to...
  • IPL spotfixing: Dawood the mastermind, says Delhi Police chargesheet July 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Two months after the arrest of the three IPL players, the Special Cell of the Delhi Police has now filed a chargesheet in the IPL spotfixing case. The 5,000page document claims that underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel were running the betting and spotfixing scam. The Delhi...
  • Dawood, Shakeel likely to be named in IPL spotfixing chargesheet July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has finalised its report on the Indian Premier League spotfixing case and is likely to file a chargesheet on Monday. The police have reportedly named underworld dons Dawood Ibrahim and Chotta Shakeel saying they virtually controlled spotfixing. Sources say charges have been framed under stringent sections...
  • IPL spotfixing: Delhi Police likely to file chargesheet today July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police have finalised its report on the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot fixing case and will file a chargesheet on Monday. Police have reportedly named underworld dons Dawood Ibrahim and Chotta Shakeel in the chargesheet saying they virtually controlled spot fixing in the cricket league. ...
  • IPL spotfixing scandal: SC rejects plea seeking CBI probe July 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking a CBI probe into the IPL spotfixing scandal. The 29 accused arrested in the case are currently being tried under the stringent MCOCA. Former Rajasthan Royals players S Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan are out on bail while Ajit Chandila remains...
  • IPL spotfixing case: Delhi court to hear Chandila's bail plea July 5, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday will hear the bail plea of former Rajasthan Royal player Ajit Chandila in the IPL spotfixing scandal case. Other accused players, S Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan, are currently out on bail. The police had opposed Chandila's bail plea, saying he was a "key conspirator"...
  • IPL spotfixing: Police arrest main bookie June 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday arrested one of the main bookies who allegedly controlled the IPL spotfixing network. Jitendra Singh alias Jeetu was arrested from Ahmedabad. He has been brought to New Delhi on transit remand and will be produced in Saket court shortly. Jeetu was in touch will all...
  • IPL: Bail plea of Chandila, others deferred till July 1 June 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Hearing on the bail pleas of suspended Rajasthan Royal's player Ajit Chandila and two others in the IPL spotfixing scandal case was on Wednesday deferred by a Delhi court till July 1. Besides Chandila, Additional Sessions Judge Raj Rani Mitra also adjourned the hearing on the bail applications...
  • IPL spotfixing: NBWs issued against Dawood, Chhota Shakeel June 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Open nonbailable warrants (NBWs) were slapped on Tuesday on underworld dons Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel by a Delhi court in connection with the IPL spotfixing scandal. Additional Sessions Judge Raj Rani Mitra issued open (undated) NBWs against the duo on the plea of Delhi police, which...
  • IPL spotfixing: Bookie sent to fresh police custody for 5 days June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: A bookie in IPL spotfixing case was on Monday remanded in fresh police custody for five days by a Delhi court after the agency said it has invoked MCOCA against him and was entitled to seek his further custody. "The matter is being investigated under the provision of...
  • IPL spotfixing: Chandila's bail plea adjourned till June 17 June 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The bail pleas of Rajasthan Royals player Ajit Chandila and four others have been adjourned till June 17 by the Saket court in New Delhi on Saturday. They had moved the court along with players S Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan, which was opposed by the police. The Delhi Police...