Spinner Ankeet Chavan has written to the BCCI and the MCA hoping to get his life ban reduced to seven years, as is the case with S Sreesanth who was also implicated in the 2013 spot-fixing scandal.
In the tangle created by fixing, chargesheets, judgments, rule books, Chavan, at 34, remains a big question for the forces fighting match fixing in the sport.
The BCCI banned S Sreesanth for life in August 2013 for indulging in alleged spot-fixing in the IPL of that year. That order was set aside by Supreme Court in March this year.
Supreme Court revokes life ban on S Sreesanth in IPL spot-fixing scandal, asks BCCI to reconsider punishment
The Supreme Court has revoked life ban on cricketer S Sreesanth and has ordered the BCCI to reconsider his punishment for his alleged involvement in the spot-fixing controversy during the 2013 Indian Premier League.
Rajasthan Royals owners to sell off fifty percent stake to boost financial power before start of IPL 2019
It has been learnt that the current franchise owners has approached key BCCI officials and intimated their decision to sell around fifty percent of their stakes.
After two months of appeal, Supreme Court agrees to hear Sreesanth's plea against life ban imposed by BCCI
Sreesanth had earlier told the court that the life ban was an extremely harsh penalty and the cricketer has not been playing for the last five years which was more than enough.
Supreme Court asks Delhi HC to make decision regarding S Sreesanth's discharge in IPL spot-fixing case
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Delhi High Court to decide by July end the appeal challenging a trial court order discharging several cricketers, including S Sreesanth, in the sensational IPL spot-fixing case.
The division bench said there was no violation of natural justice against the cricketer and quashed the single bench order in Sreesanth's favour.
On Tuesday, Sreesanth led the Playback Singers XI who took on a team of the Producers XI. He opened the batting and had a good outing with the bat.
The court has issued the order after Sreesanth filed a petition challenging the BCCI's decision not to lift the ban despite his acquittal by a Delhi court
Sreesanth had challenged the continued life ban on him from the games despite his acquittal of the match-fixing charges.
The Kerala High Court issued notice to the BCCI on a plea filed by tainted Indian cricketer S Sreesanth, challenging the life ban imposed on him by the disciplinary committee of the cricket body.
Throwing his weight behind tainted Indian pacer S Sreesanth, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said it was "wrong" on the BCCI's part to not revoke the ban
Sreesanth and his former Rajasthan Royals teammates walked because under Indian law match-fixing is not a crime. But under the BCCI's code, match-fixing is an offence.
The BCCI today made it very clear that it was not having second thoughts on revoking the ban on former India pacer S Sreesanth and spinner Ankeet Chavan in the wake of a Delhi Court dropping all charges against them in the IPL 2013 spot-fixing case.
MCA has received a formal request from banned cricketer Ankeet Chavan to be allowed to resume his cricket career and the state association will decide on the matter at its managing committee meeting on August 2.
India needs a law that makes it a crime to fix matches or passages of play. Such a law will make it much easier to investigate and prosecute these acts.
Indian batsman Suresh Raina today came out in defence of cricketers, saying that they have no role in spot fixing.
In another shot in arm to Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan, their state associations want them back as soon as possible.
Cleared by a Delhi court of charges pertaining to the IPL spot-fixing case, including the one linking him to Dawood Ibrahim, S Sreesanth today said if he had any connection with the country's most wanted fugitive, he would not have been a cricketer.