The Supreme Court on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that in the sensational IPL spot-fixing case, the appeal filed by several players including Sreesanth to free the charge against the lower court’s verdict will be decided by the end of July. Sreesanth challenged the Kerala High Court verdict in the Supreme Court. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had banned Sreesanth for lifelong play.
This ban was justified by the Kerala High Court. Chief Justice Deepak Mishra, Justice A. The Bench of M. Khanvilkar and Justice Dhananjay Y Chandrachud said that he understands the curiosity of playing cricket cricket, but will wait for the High Court’s decision on the appeal of the Delhi Police against the lower court verdict.
Sreesanth requested the interim directive to allow him to play in English county cricket in the wake of the fact that the charges in the IPL spot- He says that he has been holding the bite of this ban for 4 years. Delhi Police arrested Sreesanth and two other players Ajit Chandila and Ankit Chavan for the spot-fixing during the IPL in 2013.
The single bench of Kerala High Court had lifted the lifelong ban on Sreesanth on August 7 last year, but the High Court bench had restored the life ban on Sreesanth on the appeal of the Cricket Control Board. In the spot-fixing case, the 36 accused, including Sreesanth, Chavan and Chandila, were released in July 2015 by the lower court. Although the Board refused to change its disciplinary decision despite this decision.