IPL match-fixing: Disgraced Ankeet Chavan requests BCCI to reconsider his life ban: Ankeet Chavan, who’s serving a life ban for his alleged involvement within the 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal, has urged the BCCI and the Mumbai Cricket Affiliation (MCA) to cut back the sanction to seven years in a letter written to them.
IPL match-fixing: Disgraced Ankeet Chavan requests BCCI to reconsider his life ban
In 2013, the BCCI disciplinary committee had discovered three Rajasthan Royals gamers — former India pacer S Sreesanth, Chavan and Ajit Chandila — responsible of spot- fixing within the IPL and handed them life bans.
However in 2015, a trial courtroom in Delhi dropped all the fees towards the trio and final 12 months the BCCI Ombudsman DK Jain decreased Sreesanth’s ban to seven years from life ban.
Now, with possibilities wanting vibrant for Sreesanth to make a comeback to aggressive cricket, 34-year-old Chavan has additionally despatched an e mail to BCCI and his state physique MCA.
Within the letter, Chavan has requested to cut back the ban to seven years in order that he can play on the earliest.
“I’m urging to BCCI on related strains, if Sreesanth’s ban is reconsidered, kindly rethink mine (my ban) as properly,” Chavan advised PTI on Thursday.
“I didn’t get a response from the BCCI, so I needed to write to my mother or father physique, which is the MCA. So I’ve written on the identical strains. I request the affiliation to take my case forward to the BCCI, in order that my ban could be reconsidered,” added Chavan, a slow-left arm orthodox bowler.
It’s learnt that Chavan wrote to MCA on June 22 and a senior MCA official additionally confirmed that the cricket physique has obtained his letter.
An MCA supply mentioned that it was a matter between BCCI and Chavan and it can’t intrude within the difficulty.
Chavan, who has featured in 18 first-class video games, has not performed any cricket since life ban was imposed on him.