The country's apex court has asked the BCCI's disciplinary committee to decide the quantum of punishment for Seesanth within three months from today.
According to reports, a bench comprising of Justice Ashok Bhushan and KM Joseph said that Sreesanth will be given an opportunity of being heard by the committee on the quantum of the punishment.More news: LeBron James inspires the Lakers
Supreme Court sets aside the life ban on cricketer S Sreesanth.
Soon after the verdict, Sreesanth spoke to the media. I request the BCCI not to take all 90 days to take a decision on the punishment for me. "I am sure the BCCI will be kind to me and the decision will be in my favour", he said.
The top court though maintained that he is guilty of betting/match-fixing.More news: Newcomers Steven Nelson, Donte Moncrief look to add to the equation
S Sreesanth, the tainted Indian fast bowler, was charged with the crime of spot-fixing during the 2013 edition of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) when he represented the Rajasthan Royals (RR).
In an earlier hearing, Sreesanth had told the court that he initially confessed to the Special Cell of Delhi Police about his alleged involvement in the spot-fixing scandal to escape sustained and continuous police torture. In the meantime, it has been learned that the Supreme Court revoked the life ban imposed on the Kerala cricketer. However, in two months, the High Court allowed BCCI's appeal and restored the ban.
BCCI, on its part, had contended it has adopted a zero tolerance policy against corruption in the sport and the life ban can not be revoked.More news: Disney-Fox mega-deal set to close March 20