Cricket News sort by Shanthakumaran Sreesanth

Controversial Indian pacer who has been banned for life by the BCCI for his alleged involvement in spot-fixing during IPL 6 has proclaimed that he is innocent and has even dashed off a letter to the Indian cricket board’s disciplinary committee, explaining why he feels he has been unfairly treated.

The sixth edition of the Indian Premier League is in its final legs, yet all the intriguing action is taking place off the field, making the matches, which were supposed to be of much significance, merely routine games.

In January this year, this writer had come up with a piece on why the Indian selectors must give Shanthakumaran Sreesanth one more chance at the international level.

Thursday morning was a shocker for Indian crickets fans as three IPL cricketers, including one who has played for India, arrested for their role in spot-fixing. The three Rajasthan Royals players – S. Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan – for sure must be banned

Breaking news emerging this morning is that three Rajasthan Royals players have been arrested by the Delhi Police on spot-fixing charges in the ongoing IPL. The biggest name is S Sreesanth who is now in deep trouble of ending his India career following this scandal.

It has taken five years, but maverick Indian fast bowler S. Sreesanth, who is currently out of the national squad, has finally spoken out about the much-sullied ‘slapgate’ scandal. Not surprisingly, little of what his outburst has contained, via twitter posts, makes little sense.

Till Sunday’s clash between Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab at the Sawai Mansigh Stadium, Jaipur, S. Sreesanth was in the news for the wrong reason – his amateurish comments on slapgate.

In what was a dud match at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur, hosts Rajasthan Royals defeated Kings XI Punjab by 6 wickets. Needing to chase only 125, the Rajasthan Royals took as many as 19.2 overs to get to the target!

Rest of India continued their domination in the Irani Cup, outdoing Ranji champions Mumbai on a superior first-innings score. The five-day game was crucial in the sense that the selectors were banking on the performances in this game...