Sreesanth to return in competitive cricket with President’s Cup T20
Indian pacer S. Sreesanth is all ready to return in cricket again with President’s T20 Cup- a tournament organised by the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA).
Sreesanth was involved in spot-fixing case in 2013 and it led him to a life-time ban by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). However, India’s one-time key fast bowler, Sreesanth’s life-ban for his alleged spot-fixing role in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) season was reduced (by the BCCI ombudsman Justice (retd) DK Jain) to 7 years after the Supreme Court of India had set aside it and ordered the Indian cricket board to reconsider the decision and decide the length of fresh ban.
The sanction period ended on September 13, 2020 this year. So, now he’s looking for to make a comeback in cricket. The date of President’s T20 Cup has not been fixed it. However, KCA has been thinking to organize the tournament in December this year.
About Sreesanth’s participation in the tournament, Sajan K. Varghese, president, Kerala Cricket Association told Sportstar: “Yes, definitely. Sreesanth will be an attraction. Every player will be in a bio-bubble in one hotel in Alappuzha. We are looking at the first week of December. The clearance from the Kerala government is the main thing.”
The 37-year old fast bowler last played competitive match in 2013 in Indian Premier League (IPL) for Rajasthan Royals against Kings XI Punjab.