Sreesanth

  • Drama in the fabric of the Indian Premier League 05-04-2014 08:47 AM

    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...
  • IPL spot-fixing: BCCI grants extra time to Ajit Chandila to submit written reply 05-03-2014 02:40 PM

    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,...
  • Snapshot: Love is in the air! S Sreesanth posts pictures with wife on Valentine's Day 14-02-2014 01:01 PM

    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...
  • Justice Mudgal report puts Srinivasan on a sticky wicket again 10-02-2014 02:37 PM

    The findings of the Justice Mukul Mudgal panel have sent shock waves across the Cricket administration in India. While it has gladdened the hearts of the BCCI chief N Srinivasan's critics, his followers and backers are worried over the future developments. It will surely bring the focus back on the...
  • IPL spot-fixing scandal: How it unfolded 10-02-2014 02:28 PM

    In a major setback to the Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) President N Srinivasan, Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee in its report submitted to the Supreme Court on the Indian Premier League spot-fixing case said that some allegations against Gurunath Meiyappan are true. Former Chennai Super Kings team...
  • Hoping to stage a comeback, says Sreesanth 31-01-2014 10:41 PM

    Indore: Fast bowler Sreesanth, who has been slapped with a life ban following his alleged involvement in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, said he hoped to stage a comeback. "My training is going on. I am totally confident that the bad phase of my life will end soon and I will...
  • Sreesanth denies wrongdoing, hopes bad times will end soon 29-01-2014 09:33 AM

    Fast bowler Sreesanth, who has been banned for life due to his alleged involvement in the Indian Premier League's (IPL) spot-fixing 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...
  • Sreesanth hopes bad phase will end soon 28-01-2014 10:20 PM

    Bhopal: Fast bowler Sreesanth, who has been banned for life due to his alleged involvement in the Indian Premier League's (IPL) spot-fixing 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...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on Modi's aide on snooping allegations 24-11-2013 02:36 PM

    This week on the show, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's key aide Amit Shah allegedly told police to conduct surveillance on a woman, Sreesanth wedding, Mulayam seeking a ban on English. ...
  • SC-appointed panel to speak to Sreesanth next 07-11-2013 05:53 PM

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court-instituted three-member committee probing the IPL spot-fixing scandal will speak to banned pacer S Sreesanth, Rajasthan Royals co-owner 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...
  • I will sort out all issues at NCA, says new chairman 03-10-2013 08:16 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Newly-appointed 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...
  • My confession to the police was under duress, says Sreesanth 16-09-2013 08:54 PM

    New Delhi: Banned fast bowler S Sreesanth claimed innocence in a letter to the BCCI's disciplinary Committee and said his confession to the police in the spot-fixing saga was under duress. "Under the threat of arrest of my close relatives a statement was forcibly taken in the manner directed by...
  • Full text: Sreesanth's letter to the BCCI disciplinary committee 15-09-2013 06:42 PM

    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...
  • Sreesanth banned at the behest of N Srinivasan: lawyer 15-09-2013 11:07 AM

    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...
  • Feel sorry for Sree, sheer waste of talent: Ganguly 14-09-2013 11:40 PM

    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...
  • What happened at the BCCI disciplinary committee meeting on Friday 14-09-2013 11:06 AM

    New Delhi: BCCI disciplinary committee on Friday sealed the fate of disgraced Rajasthan Royals's players S Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan, Siddharth Trivedi and Amit Singh - banning them for their involvement with bookies and in spot-fixing during IPL 6 earlier this year. The findings of the probe done by Ravi Sawani...
  • Sreesanth may challenge his life ban in court: report 14-09-2013 09:48 AM

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 13-09-2013 11:50 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Banned pacer Sreesanth still hopes of a comeback 13-09-2013 11:14 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Despite the BCCI imposing him a life ban on spot-fixing charges in the IPL, Indian Test pacer S Sreesanth on Friday said he still hopes to play for the country. Asked about the life ban handed on him by the BCCI, Sreesanth said he was confident of making a...
  • It's a victory for cricket, says Jagmohan Dalmiya 13-09-2013 10:52 PM

    Kolkata: Hailing the BCCI disciplinary committee's decision to punish corrupt players on IPL spot-fixing scandal, the Indian Cricket Board interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya on Friday said it's a victory of the sport. "From the very first day (after the IPL scandal broke out), I had voiced concerns for clean-up of...
  • Sreesanth's controversial career ends on Friday the 13th 13-09-2013 05:13 PM

    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 6 spot-fixing: Sreesanth, Chavan banned for life by BCCI 13-09-2013 04:38 PM

    New Delhi: Setting a strong precedent, the BCCI's Disciplinary Committee on Friday banned S Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan for life while handing out five-year and one-year bans to Amit Singh and Siddarth Trivedi respectively for their involvement in spot-fixing that rocked the IPL 6 season. In its hearing, the Disciplinary...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Ravi Sawani fully convinced that Sreesanth 'fixed' 13-09-2013 01:49 PM

    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...
  • Tainted Rajasthan Royals players found guilty, face bans: report 13-09-2013 09:36 AM

    New Delhi: IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals's four players allegedly involved in spot-fixing during IPL 6 have been found guilty in the probe done by BCCI's anti-corruption unit chief Ravi Sawani, The Indian Express reported on Friday. S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila, Ankeet Chavan, and Amit Singh, who are currently out on...
  • Had no knowledge of Sreesanth and others' intentions: Harmeet Singh 12-09-2013 10:35 PM

    Mumbai: Young left-arm spinner Harmeet Singh on Thursday told the Cricket Board that he personally had no knowledge as to whether his three Rajasthan Royals' team-mates, implicated in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, had any intention to commit the alleged offences. In a reply to the show cause issued to him...
  • IPL spot-fixing: BCCI to discuss fate of tainted RR players today 12-09-2013 03:01 PM

    New Delhi: The fate of the cricketers implicated in the IPL spot-fixing scandal would be up for discussion when the BCCI's disciplinary committee meets here on Friday to deliberate on Anti-Corruption Unit chief Ravi Sawani's report on the scam that shamed the Twenty20 league. The one-man Sawani panel investigated allegations...
  • IPL spot-fixing scandal: Ajit Chandila, two others get bail 09-09-2013 04:32 PM

    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...
  • IPL spot-fixing case: Confusion over jurisdiction issue 16-08-2013 06:55 PM

    New Delhi: An unusual situation was on Friday witnessed in the IPL spot-fixing 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...
  • IPL spot fixing case: Accused await bail plea hearing 16-08-2013 11:26 AM

    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 spot-fixing saga: Rahul Dravid 08-08-2013 11:04 PM

    Rahul Dravid in an extensive interview with ESPNcricinfo editor-in-chief Sambit Bal discussed about spot-fixing and suggested ways to counter the menace. ...