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Spot-fixing case: The Supreme court on Friday set aside the Board of control Cricket in India (BCCI) disciplinary order imposing life ban on Former Indian pacer S.Sreesanth for his alleged involvement in the match-fixing scandal in 2013 season of Indian Premier League (IPL).
The apex court said the disciplinary committee of the BCCI to reconsider within 3 months of quantum of punishment to be given to Sreesanth.
A bench of Supreme Court, Headed by Justice Ashik Bhushan and also comprising justice KM Joseph said that former Indian cricketer will get the opportunity to being heard by committee on quantum of punishment
The Supreme court also said that its verdict shall have no effect on the criminal proceedings pending against the former cricketer in the Delhi High Court, where the Delhi Police has challenged a trial court's order discharging all accused, including Sreesanth, in the IPL spot-fixing case.
After Supreme Court order it is interesting to if BCCI revokes the life ban on former pacer. Away from the cricket field, S.Sreesanth also appeared on the Bigg Boss Season 12 and worked in few films as well.
He was part of Indian World cup winning squad in 2007 T20, and 2011
By Sai Kumar