IPL- The BCCI has lifted the life ban on Ankit Chavan, sentenced to fraud. Ankit Chavan was convicted of spot-fixing while playing for the Rajasthan Royals in 2013. Ankit Chavan can play cricket again after completing his seven-year ban.
The Cricket Control Board in India has given great relief to cricketer Ankit Chavan in the matter of the IPL spot fixing. Ankit Chavan faces a lifetime ban for being convicted of spot-fixing at the IPL in 2013. But the BCCI has now ended that ban.
BCCI has informed Ankit Chavan that his lifetime ban has been reduced to seven years. After the court order, the BCCI changed its decision. Ankit Chavan’s seven-year ban ended in September last year.
Chavan said that BCCI’s move was a big relief for him. Ankit Chauhan said: “A big burden has been taken off me. I can’t wait to be on the pitch. I thank BCCI and Mumbai Cricket Association.
Sreesanth is back
Chavan says he will do his best to get back to the Mumbai squad. The spin thrower said: “After the ban is lifted, I will return to the ground and play. Whether back to the Mumbai squad or not, but I will continue to play cricket. My job is to play. in cricket and I’ll do my best to make a comeback.
Ankit Chavan was found guilty of specializing on the spot with Sreesanth and Ajit Chandila. These three players were playing IPL for Rajasthan Royals in 2013. BCCI had imposed a life suspension on the three players. But the Supreme Court reduced the life sentence to seven years.
Sreesanth only returned to the cricket pitch last year after his seven-year suspension ended. Chavan had been calling on the BCCI for a year to lift the ban.