New Delhi: Fast bowler S. Sreesanth mentioned that whereas he’s open to enjoying for India once more if given the chance, he’s not again within the Kerala Ranji setup to compete.
“I’m not here to compete, I’m just here to help and share my experiences and in that process if the selectors give me a chance then why not, I would like to play the 2021 Test Championships final if India plays in it,” he advised the New Indian Express.
IANS had earlier reported that the Kerala Cricket Association had mentioned that it could think about the 37-year-outdated after his ban ends in September for the Kerala Ranji crew. Sreesanth mentioned that there isn’t a longer a concern of failure for him.
“I’ve been blessed to get this opportunity. There is no fear of failure or success. A lot of people don’t want to compete because of a fear of failure or even of success, they don’t know what to do with success,” he mentioned.
“I think I am blessed to have a balanced approach now. Thanks to my family and Malayalees across the globe for standing by me. My approach now is to just share experiences and help players, regardless of who they are.”
The BCCI had banned Sreesanth for all times in August 2013 for his alleged involvement within the spot-fixing scandal that rocked the 2013 Indian Premier League. In 2015, nonetheless, a particular courtroom in Delhi acquitted him of all fees.
In 2018, the Kerala High Court had struck down the life ban imposed on the cricketer by the BCCI and likewise quashed all proceedings in opposition to him. However, a division bench of the High Court restored the ban.
Sreesanth then moved the Supreme Court in opposition to the order. And final 12 months in March, the apex courtroom upheld his guilt however requested the BCCI to cut back his quantum of punishment. The cricket board then lowered his life ban to seven years which is able to come to an finish in August this 12 months.
Sreesanth, 37, has thus far performed 27 Tests, 53 ODIs and 10 T20Is during which he scalped 87, 75 and seven wickets respectively.