IPL spot-fixing - Lifetime ban on S. Sreesanth [Ban restored update #92]

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S. Sreesanth along with Ankit Chwaan received lifetime ban from BCCI.
Well Done BCCI :afridi
 
I don't get it. How come Kaneria and Sreesanth get lifetime bans for fixing in domestic while Butt, Amir and Asif get five year bans for fixing in international cricket?
 
Very very good.Thats one thing I respect BCCI for

nobody will contest it too
 
Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila, Ankeet Chavan and Amit Singh have been found guilty of the alleged spot-fixing charges by the BCCI probe led by Ravi Sawani, the Indian Express has reported. The Sawani report has recommended bans ranging from five years to life for the four players on multiple accounts, including "match-fixing" and "seeking or offering a bribe as a reward for match-fixing".

Siddharth Trivedi and Harmeet Singh have also been found guilty for failing to report "an approach by bookmakers" and "the knowledge of another player being approached" to the BCCI anti-corruption unit. The report has suggested 1-5 years bans for the two.

Sawani had prepared an interim inquiry report based on evidence submitted by the Delhi Police in early June. The final report adopts a tough tone and says that none of the players were naive to the propositions of manipulation.

"There is no specific mitigating factor that would require any mercy while sanctioning the aforesaid guilty players," Sawani has said in the report. "Sreesanth has played a number of international games and was part of the Indian national team which won the inaugural T20 World Cup, 2007 and ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011. He has received the ICC ACSU education programme on many occasions. In any case all the three players of Rajasthan Royals who are now being accused and found guilty by the under-signed received the ICC Education Programme just prior to the beginning of the IPL-6 season i.e. on April 5, 2013. The programme was delivered to the entire Rajasthan Royals team by Mr Arrie De Bear, regional security manager of the ICC ACSU."

"Obviously, the anti-corruption education given to the three players had no impact on the conduct. Therefore, the three players deserve no leniency whatsoever."

Five of the six players have been summoned by the board to present their case in a disciplinary committee meeting that takes place today in New Delhi. Chandila, who was released on bail on September 9, has not been summoned since Sawani hasn't yet had the opportunity to question him.

Since the disciplinary committee is a statutory body, it is not binding on it to forward their recommendations to the board's AGM later this month. If the committee feels some of the sanctions can be announced in New Delhi, it is free to do so.

http://www.espncricinfo.com/india/content/current/story/670975.html
 
I don't get it. How come Kaneria and Sreesanth get lifetime bans for fixing in domestic while Butt, Amir and Asif get five year bans for fixing in international cricket?

I personally endorse lifetime bans for all forms of fixing
 
:14: Well done BCCI, as expected, zero tolerance for fixing. A lesson other boards need to take.
 
Great news.

This is how every board should deal with this menace. No 5 year bans, nothing. Just ban any such player for life irrespective of his age/talent/stature.
 
I personally endorse lifetime bans for all forms of fixing

Well that is your personal opinion.
What I'm trying to say is if these guys are getting life bans the trio should have got life bans too
 
Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila, Ankeet Chavan and Amit Singh have been found guilty of the alleged spot-fixing charges by the BCCI probe led by Ravi Sawani, the Indian Express has reported. The Sawani report has recommended bans ranging from five years to life for the four players on multiple accounts, including "match-fixing" and "seeking or offering a bribe as a reward for match-fixing".

Siddharth Trivedi and Harmeet Singh have also been found guilty for failing to report "an approach by bookmakers" and "the knowledge of another player being approached" to the BCCI anti-corruption unit. The report has suggested 1-5 years bans for the two.

Sawani had prepared an interim inquiry report based on evidence submitted by the Delhi Police in early June. The final report adopts a tough tone and says that none of the players were naive to the propositions of manipulation.

"There is no specific mitigating factor that would require any mercy while sanctioning the aforesaid guilty players," Sawani has said in the report. "Sreesanth has played a number of international games and was part of the Indian national team which won the inaugural T20 World Cup, 2007 and ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011. He has received the ICC ACSU education programme on many occasions. In any case all the three players of Rajasthan Royals who are now being accused and found guilty by the under-signed received the ICC Education Programme just prior to the beginning of the IPL-6 season i.e. on April 5, 2013. The programme was delivered to the entire Rajasthan Royals team by Mr Arrie De Bear, regional security manager of the ICC ACSU."

"Obviously, the anti-corruption education given to the three players had no impact on the conduct. Therefore, the three players deserve no leniency whatsoever."

Five of the six players have been summoned by the board to present their case in a disciplinary committee meeting that takes place today in New Delhi. Chandila, who was released on bail on September 9, has not been summoned since Sawani hasn't yet had the opportunity to question him.

Since the disciplinary committee is a statutory body, it is not binding on it to forward their recommendations to the board's AGM later this month. If the committee feels some of the sanctions can be announced in New Delhi, it is free to do so.

http://www.espncricinfo.com/india/content/current/story/670975.html

Harmeet and Trivedi shouldn't get 5 year bans as they didn't fixed anything . They just didn't reported the approach . We have seen player receiving less than that for fixingh. expect them to get 2 years maximum of ban.
 
Harmeet and Trivedi shouldn't get 5 year bans as they didn't fixed anything . They just didn't reported the approach . We have seen player receiving less than that for fixingh. expect them to get 2 years maximum of ban.

Trivedi gets one year. Harmeet was exonerated so no ban
 
Harmeet and Trivedi shouldn't get 5 year bans as they didn't fixed anything . They just didn't reported the approach . We have seen player receiving less than that for fixingh. expect them to get 2 years maximum of ban.

Trivedi got one year while Harmeet let off probably due to age
 
Sreesanth banned for life

Severe punishment, made an example of. Deterrent to others including Pakistanis if they needed it.
 
Friday the 13th has stuck
Life Ban for the fixers
dealth penalty for the rapists
modi for bjp pm candidate
 
Happy to hear. Now indians will not be able to tease us for the action of trio. :akhtar
 
What a wasted talent sreesanth is..a lesson for all those who try to showoff rather than playing the game with honesty..
 
I don't get it. How come Kaneria and Sreesanth get lifetime bans for fixing in domestic while Butt, Amir and Asif get five year bans for fixing in international cricket?

The pcb could hand out lifetime bans to any of its players who spot or match fix, some cricket boards just take it more seriously than others.

No matter what penalty the ICC hands out i would expect and want lifetime bans for any aussie player who spot or match fixes.

Perhaps it's just cultural differences but there seem to be a lot Pakistani fans who would welcome back fixers with open arms(provided they are young and talented) i just don't get it no matter how much talent they have i would not want them around the team ever again.
 
I knew there won't be any jail time!
 
The pcb could hand out lifetime bans to any of its players who spot or match fix, some cricket boards just take it more seriously than others.

No matter what penalty the ICC hands out i would expect and want lifetime bans for any aussie player who spot or match fixes.

Perhaps it's just cultural differences but there seem to be a lot Pakistani fans who would welcome back fixers with open arms(provided they are young and talented) i just don't get it no matter how much talent they have i would not want them around the team ever again.

Dearth of talent maybe :hafeez
 
Happy to hear. Now indians will not be able to tease us for the action of trio. :akhtar
Happy to hear that BCCI have the balls to give lifetime bans and stick to it. Rather than asking ICC to reduce bans for certain players.
 
Dearth of talent maybe :hafeez



We have few quality bats in our team but if our best bat clarke took money from a bookie i would still want him banned for life.

How could you ever trust a player once he has sold out his country for a few bucks?

I would always be worried they would taint the new generation of players, expecting a crook to change and be grateful for a second chance is a suckers play.
 
Happy to hear. Now indians will not be able to tease us for the action of trio. :akhtar

How about this one - We banned fixers of domestic league for lifetime and you want the ban on a International fixer reduced :afridi
 
But its criminal case in India. If found guilty of betting , BCCI should take action based on ground of persons character.

At most BCCI can ban them from IPL. I think they had already removed Meiyappan. Its for another day and furthermore Meiyappan was recently cleared of any wrong doing.
 
Yeah well done BCCI.

I wonder if the bans would have been shorter, if the players were any good?
 
Few days before court ruled BCCI probe panel who investigated Srinivasan's as illegal.
 
Yeah well done BCCI.

I wonder if the bans would have been shorter, if the players were any good?

dont think so.Anyway I feel Sree was more talented than Ishant and would have made a comeback if not for this
 
^Azhar and Jadeja got life ban too. I don't think BCCI cares for reputation of player.
 
Happy to hear. Now indians will not be able to tease us for the action of trio.

:)) Fizool posting to the max.

If anything, Indian can tease the likes of you even more now. Compare the ways both the boards have behaved. pcb is running around in circles regarding aamir and trying to get even the lowest quantum of punishment reduced.


I knew there won't be any jail time!

You got no idea what is going on in your head. :D
Jail time for what..?
 
which one?are you talking about Qayyum report?:wasim

This thread is about BCCI being congratulate for banning a small fish and letting the Large Whale go.

But if you want to talk about PCB, sure, which Pakistani has denied about letting a big fish go? majority of them have never denied that fact. Even Qayyum hasn't denied himself about letting a big fish go.

enjoy Whale watching.
 
This thread is about BCCI being congratulate for banning a small fish and letting the Large Whale go.

But if you want to talk about PCB, sure, which Pakistani has denied about letting a big fish go? majority of them have never denied that fact. Even Qayyum hasn't denied himself about letting a big fish go.

enjoy Whale watching.

which big Indian whale are you talking about?
 
Lol didnt know PCB had its own jails too :D

:najam going "Hum Angreizon ke zamane ke jailer hain hehe"

Lol, this is the BCCI verdict, not the courts. That case is still pending

That will be decided in the court if the police provide enough evidence. It won't happen any time soon.

You got no idea what is going on in your head. :D
Jail time for what..?
I am glad .... one little typo provided so much enjoyment for you guys! :)

I meant to say:
I know there won't be any jail time!




Fixing is not a criminal offence yet in India and a lifetime ban is surely bigger than 2-3 years in Jail.

If not, then why they were arrested and put in jail when they were caught?

No.... if I was a cricketer like Sreesanth, I would gladly take life ban over 2 year jail!
 
yea, a great lesson, ban the small fish and let the Large Whale go.

Is it a hurtful heart speaking or do you actually have a point ? If you do have one, kindly elaborate.

Trust me bhai, BCCI doing this in NO way makes PCB morally obliged to take similar actions. So stop feeling bad or guilty abt it. :)
 
BCCI did this because players involved in it are crap and useless. Having no impact at all. No bright future. Otherwise if there were some big indian players, BCCI would have not taken any serious action.

Just like they did in the case of Raina video scandle.
 
BCCI did this because players involved in it are crap and useless. Having no impact at all. No bright future. Otherwise if there were some big indian players, BCCI would have not taken any serious action.

Just like they did in the case of Raina video scandle.
 
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Happy to hear that BCCI have the balls to give lifetime bans and stick to it. Rather than asking ICC to reduce bans for certain players.

How about this one - We banned fixers of domestic league for lifetime and you want the ban on a International fixer reduced :afridi

:)) Fizool posting to the max.

If anything, Indian can tease the likes of you even more now. Compare the ways both the boards have behaved. pcb is running around in circles regarding aamir and trying to get even the lowest quantum of punishment reduced.




You got no idea what is going on in your head. :D
Jail time for what..?

BCCI did this because players involved in it are crap and useless. Having no impact at all. No bright future. Otherwise if there were some big indian players, BCCI would have not taken any serious action.

Just like they did in the case of Raina video scandle.
 
Is it a hurtful heart speaking or do you actually have a point ? If you do have one, kindly elaborate.

Trust me bhai, BCCI doing this in NO way makes PCB morally obliged to take similar actions. So stop feeling bad or guilty abt it. :)

feeling bad or guilty? I could care less what PCB or BCCI does, as if they get my personal opinion before each board make a decision. But I have a right to point out the hypocrisy of some of the posters suggesting that other board should look up to BCCI for creating a corruption free environment for the rest of the cricket world. So please stop feeling bad or guilty about what BCCI does.

enjoy Whale watching :)
 
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BCCI did this because players involved in it are crap and useless. Having no impact at all. No bright future. Otherwise if there were some big indian players, BCCI would have not taken any serious action.

Just like they did in the case of Raina video scandle.

What a crap post bhai. Back in late 90s, Azhar was set to be the first batsman to score 10,000 ODI runs.

Jadeja was our middle-order backbone and our best fielder. We needed him. But both of them were kicked out for good.
As I said to another bhai above, you really don't need go feel guilty about BCCI doing what your board couldn't.
Let's just keep the hate aside for a moment and commend BCCI for it's steps. :)
 
BCCI did this because players involved in it are crap and useless. Having no impact at all. No bright future. Otherwise if there were some big indian players, BCCI would have not taken any serious action.

Just like they did in the case of Raina video scandle.

What a spiteful post!!
anyways, good on BCCI to come hard on fixers. They totally deserve it.
 
I am glad .... one little typo provided so much enjoyment for you guys! :)

I meant to say:
I know there won't be any jail time!






If not, then why they were arrested and put in jail when they were caught?

No.... if I was a cricketer like Sreesanth, I would gladly take life ban over 2 year jail!

He was in jail for Crimnal conspiracy and Cheating charges. And no it was well assured that they won't get selected in team ever again lifeban or not ,so why choose a jail term after that.
 
Lifetime ban for fixing in IPL seems too harsh . This is not international cricket . 5 years should been good .
 
I don't get it. How come Kaneria and Sreesanth get lifetime bans for fixing in domestic while Butt, Amir and Asif get five year bans for fixing in international cricket?

PCB didn't hand out any ban, ICC did.

Here BCCI is handing them life ban. ICC and BCCI may have different criterion for handing out bans or if they are following the same criterion then their crimes must fall into different categories. I am not sure but domestic board may not have to follow the exact same rules as ICC as far as bans are concerned. They may have their own rules.
 
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This is the difference between India and Pakistan. Pakistan fans still want amir and its shameful.
 
He was in jail for Criminal conspiracy and Cheating charges.
which was fixing... right?
What is the difference?


And no it was well assured that they won't get selected in team ever again lifeban or not ,so why choose a jail term after that.

Meaning? In the context of your following comment;

a lifetime ban is surely bigger than 2-3 years in Jail.
 
Finally we won't have to see his pole dancing on the field again.
 
Lifetime ban for fixing in IPL seems too harsh . This is not international cricket . 5 years should been good .

I believe cheating in any form of the game should be retaliated with a life ban. That's the only way this menace can be curbed. For once I'm really happy with the BCCI.
 
IPL Spot Fixing - Lifetime ban on S. Sreesanth

Question is would BCCI have imposed life bans had regular players from the national team been involved with spot fixing?
 
Question is would BCCI have imposed life bans had regular players from the national team been involved with spot fixing?

irrelevant . Sreesanth has played international cricket & was still in contention .
 
Question is would BCCI have imposed life bans had regular players from the national team been involved with spot fixing?

Sreesanth was in our WC winning team,played the final

was out with injury and likely would have made a comeback if not for this
 
The pcb could hand out lifetime bans to any of its players who spot or match fix, some cricket boards just take it more seriously than others.

No matter what penalty the ICC hands out i would expect and want lifetime bans for any aussie player who spot or match fixes.

Perhaps it's just cultural differences but there seem to be a lot Pakistani fans who would welcome back fixers with open arms(provided they are young and talented) i just don't get it no matter how much talent they have i would not want them around the team ever again.

Do you really believe that Australian board didn't sweep some dirt under the carpet ? .
 
:)) Fizool posting to the max.

If anything, Indian can tease the likes of you even more now. Compare the ways both the boards have behaved. pcb is running around in circles regarding aamir and trying to get even the lowest quantum of punishment reduced.




You got no idea what is going on in your head. :D
Jail time for what..?

Yeah, amir was 17 when he got caught, we want him back .Its pretty easy to influence a kid from a village specially if its coming from an authority figure like the captain of the team.I don't think many want butt or asif back .
 
This thread is about BCCI being congratulate for banning a small fish and letting the Large Whale go.

Do mention which players you are hinting towards at.


Lifetime ban for fixing in IPL seems too harsh . This is not international cricket . 5 years should been good .

Nope. It is absolutely well done. Dont need these sell outs anywhere near the national team prospects even.




Question is would BCCI have imposed life bans had regular players from the national team been involved with spot fixing?

BCCI did this because players involved in it are crap and useless. Having no impact at all. No bright future.
Otherwise if there were some big indian players, BCCI would have not taken any serious action.


The IF / WOULD HAVE/ COULD HAVE brigade :))
People dont need to visit opium dens.. Just keep themselves busy using these words and remain in a nice utopian world. Conspiracy theory specialists.
 
which was fixing... right?
What is the difference?

Meaning? In the context of your following comment;

Difference is intensity of crime. Fixing charges in a club match is not enough for a substantial jail term
.. also BCCI can't give them Jail terms. Its in the hand of law and court. They did what they could at most.. a life ban.

A life ban is single most shameful thing for a player. And it was certain that he will get it. Beside that, do you actually think he would have got selection in any team at any level ?? No . It was certain that his career was over. So he won't take a jail term as gladly as you think.
 
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Do you really believe that Australian board didn't sweep some dirt under the carpet ? .

You're saying CA have conclusive evidence about aussies fixing matches and they covered it up?

If i believed that or had info about that i would going to a newspaper with it not crying about it on a forum, so do you actually have evidence or is this just the typical our guys got caught but so what everybody must have been doing it excuse?
 
IPL Spot Fixing - Lifetime ban on S. Sreesanth

Lol @ the posters who think Sreesanth would have made a come back to the national team had he not been involved with spot fixing.
 
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