‘I want to be back on ground like Sreesanth’ – Ankeet Chavan requests BCCI, MCA to reconsider his life ban

The all-rounder has despatched an software to the involved authorities and is ready for a response from their facet.

Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan
Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan. (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

Former Indian cricketer Ankeet Chavan has requested the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Mumbai Cricket Affiliation (MCA) to rethink the life ban imposed on him. In 2013, Chavan was accused of being concerned in IPL spot-fixing scandal and because of this, he was banned from enjoying any type of cricket for the remainder of his life.

BCCI’s disciplinary committee had discovered three Rajasthan Royals gamers– S. Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila responsible of being part of the spot-fixing. Nevertheless, all the fees on the three gamers have been eliminated by a Delhi trial court docket in 2015 resulting from lack of proof.

Although the fees have been dropped, no choice was taken on the life ban. Speaking about the identical, Chavan revealed that he needs his dwelling affiliation MCA to struggle his case in order that he can play the sport once more.

“I’ve requested them to rethink my life ban. I wish to play cricket once more. I wish to be again on the bottom. Sreesanth has efficiently challenged his case. He’s going to play cricket once more. I face the identical scenario and really feel my ban also needs to be reconsidered. I’ve requested my dwelling affiliation MCA to take my case ahead,” stated 38-year-old Chavan.

Life feels incomplete with out cricket: Ankeet Chavan

Out of the three accused cricketers, Sreesanth is the one one to have acquired the permission of resuming the home and worldwide cricket. After the Delhi court docket declared the three gamers harmless, the pacer challenged his life ban within the Supreme Court docket.

In 2019, the Supreme Court docket requested the board to revisit the quantum of their punishment. The board later lowered Sreesanth’s life ban to seven years and the Kerala pacer can now resume enjoying cricket from September 13, 2020.

On the identical word, Mumbai’s Ankeet believes that even he could make a comeback within the recreation. The all-rounder has despatched an software to the involved authorities and is ready for a response from their facet. Chavan represented Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals in three seasons of IPL from 2011 to 2013. He picked up eight wickets from 13 matches performed in IPL. Chavan additionally featured in 18 First-class matches and 20 Listing A video games for India.

“In 2015, I bought a clear chit (a Delhi Court docket dropped all prices) however the ban was nonetheless there. I’m determined to make a comeback on the bottom and that’s why I made a request to the board and MCA. Life feels incomplete with out cricket, I simply wish to play once more. It is not going to be correct for me to remark any additional, I’ve made a request, let’s see what occurs,”, the left-arm orthodox bowler stated.

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