Sreesanth was cleared of all charges by a Kerala HC single judge bench in August 2017.

Kerala HC restores lifetime ban on Sreesanth cricketer vows to keep fighting Sreesanth facebook page
news Sports Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 19:08

It seems Indian cricketer Sreesanth is not going to get relief any time soon as the Kerala High Court has restored his lifetime ban, which had earlier been lifted by the same court. The BCCI filed an appeal in the court to continue the cricketer’s lifetime ban.

The lifetime ban on Sreesanth had been lifted by a single bench of the Kerala HC in August this year. However, the High Court’s divisional bench on Tuesday quashed the HC order that lifted the lifetime ban.

The HC divisional bench made it clear that the single bench order from Kerala High Court had not absolved Sreesanth of all the charges. The divisional bench also added that investigation conducted by BCCI was on the right path.

The cricketer reacted on Twitter calling the decision ridiculous. He also asked if there was a special rule for him.

Sreesanth also tweeted saying that his family and friends will continue to support him and he will carry on the fight.

As TNM had reported earlier, ‘It was in September 2013 that the BCCI had given him a lifetime ban for bringing the game into disrepute and it refused to lift the ban, even after a Delhi court acquitted him in the case in 2015.The case relates to the match played on May 9, 2013 between Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab at Mohali, where it is alleged that in exchange for a sum of Rs, 10,00,000/-, Sreesanth had agreed to concede 14 or more runs in the second over of his bowling spell.’ 

Read: Kerala HC says no direct link to implicate Sreesanth in spot-fixing, condemns his approach

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