S 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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. ...
  • Bigg Boss 7: Harbhajan, Sreesanth, Pratyusha to feature on the show? 08-08-2013 11:55 AM

    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 spot-fixing: Dawood the mastermind, says Delhi Police chargesheet 31-07-2013 09:35 AM

    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 spot-fixing case. The 5,000-page document claims that underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel were running the betting and spot-fixing scam. The Delhi...
  • Dawood, Shakeel likely to be named in IPL spot-fixing chargesheet 29-07-2013 07:57 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has finalised its report on the Indian Premier League spot-fixing 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 spot-fixing. Sources say charges have been framed under stringent...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Delhi Police likely to file chargesheet today 28-07-2013 11:34 PM

    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. Sources...
  • IPL spot-fixing scandal: SC rejects plea seeking CBI probe 23-07-2013 03:42 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking a CBI probe into the IPL spot-fixing 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 spot-fixing case: Delhi court to hear Chandila's bail plea 05-07-2013 09:20 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday will hear the bail plea of former Rajasthan Royal player Ajit Chandila in the IPL spot-fixing 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...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Police arrest main bookie 28-06-2013 03:20 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday arrested one of the main bookies who allegedly controlled the IPL spot-fixing 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...
  • IPL: Bail plea of Chandila, others deferred till July 1 26-06-2013 06:24 PM

    New Delhi: Hearing on the bail pleas of suspended Rajasthan Royal's player Ajit Chandila and two others in the IPL spot-fixing 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 spot-fixing: NBWs issued against Dawood, Chhota Shakeel 25-06-2013 07:24 PM

    New Delhi: Open non-bailable warrants (NBWs) were slapped on Tuesday on underworld dons Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel by a Delhi court in connection with the IPL spot-fixing scandal. Additional Sessions Judge Raj Rani Mitra issued open (undated) NBWs against the duo on the plea of Delhi police, which claimed...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Bookie sent to fresh police custody for 5 days 24-06-2013 06:53 PM

    New Delhi: A bookie in IPL spot-fixing 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 spot-fixing: Chandila's bail plea adjourned till June 17 15-06-2013 03:52 PM

    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...
  • IPL: Police submit reply on Goenka's allegations 14-06-2013 06:11 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday submitted an interim reply on Umesh Goenka's plea in which he had alleged that he was forced to record his statement during the ongoing investigation in the IPL betting scandal. Goenka had alleged he was beaten up and forced to write the statement which...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Sreesanth arrives in Kerala to a tumultuous welcome 12-06-2013 12:39 PM

    Kochi: Former India pacer S. Sreesanth, arrested for his role in alleged spot fixing in the IPL and released from jail on Tuesday, arrived here to a tumultuous welcome from hundreds of fans who were waiting at the Kochi airport since early Wednesday. A battery of journalists, press photographers and...
  • Snapshot: Out on bail, S Sreesanth sports a new look 12-06-2013 11:30 AM

    Cricketer S Sreesanth, who is out on bail after being arrested for being allegedly involved in the IPL spot-fixing case, says that he is confident of getting a clean chit in the case. "Even my enemies should not suffer this fate," Sreesanth, who arrived here this morning at the nearby...