Banned Player

  • Hockey India bans 21 players on disciplinary grounds March 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) on Thursday slapped bans ranging from three to six months on 21 players for breaching the code of conduct and bringing disrepute to the sport. Besides imposing the bans on the players, the HI disciplinary committee also banned North Central Railways women's team manager Pushpa Srivastava...
  • Banned Shalabh Srivastava pleads innocence July 1, 2012

    Kanpur: Tainted Uttar Pradesh paceman Shalabh Srivastava feels he hasn't got "justice" after the BCCI slapped a five-year ban that means that his career is as good as over. "I still maintain that I am innocent and I have not got justice. When I spoke to [the] BCCI officials, I told...
  • Who are the players banned by the BCCI? June 30, 2012

    Five domestic Indian cricketers – TP Sudhindra, Shalabh Srivastava, Mohnish Mishra, Amit Yadav and Abhinav Bali – have been banned by the BCCI after being found guilty on charges of corruption in a report submitted by Ravi Sawani. Here's a look at these players, four of whom featured in the...
  • Former players back BCCI's ban on players June 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Former cricketers on Saturday welcomed the BCCI's decision to slap life-ban on TP Sudhindra and varying degrees of sanctions on four other players caught in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, saying that anybody found guilty of corruption should be handed deterrent punishment. Former opener Arun Lal said that no sympathy...
  • PCB awards retainership to banned player May 27, 2012

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in a major blooper has awarded retainership to a player whom it had recently banned for a year for serious misconduct during a domestic match. The PCB on Saturday announced a list of 21 players who have been awarded central contracts and 21 players...
  • Gasquet manages to sell cocaine-through-kiss story July 17, 2009

    London: Richard Gasquet escaped a lengthy doping ban on Wednesday when the International Tennis Federation ruled that he inadvertently took cocaine by kissing a woman in a nightclub. The 23-year-old Frenchman, who was cleared to resume playing after completing a two-and-half month ban on Wednesday, convinced an independent anti-doping tribunal that...