Ankeet Chavan represented Rajasthan Royals within the Indian Premier League.© AFP
Former Mumbai left-arm spinner Ankeet Chavan, who was suspended for all times by the BCCI for his alleged involvement in IPL spot-fixing scandal in 2013 together with S Sreesanth, has requested the BCCI to situation his ban revocation letter which might enable him to return to aggressive cricket. Final yr, the BCCI’s Ombudsman Justice (Retd) DK Jain had decreased the quantum of sentence for each Sreesanth and Chavan to seven years from the life ban imposed by the BCCI. Whereas the copy of the order concerning Sreesanth had arrived even earlier than his ban ended on September 2020, Chavan needed to wait until Could 3 to get his order.
Nevertheless, so as to return to motion, he wants a affirmation letter from the BCCI which he hasn’t but obtained.
“My ban has been decreased by the Ombudsman final yr and the quantum of sentence was seven years which led to September 2020,” Chavan informed PTI.
“On Could 3, I’ve obtained a letter from Ombudsman, which is already marked to the BCCI. This was after a digital listening to on April 19, after I was referred to as upon by the Ombudsman.” Chavan has requested his house state affiliation to pursue the matter with the BCCI as he hasn’t obtained any reply from the father or mother physique for the previous month because the Ombudsman order got here.
“I obtained letter from Ombudsman that my ban has been decreased to seven years. I had written to BCCI president, secretary and CEO for a letter which states that my ban has been decreased.
“The identical as what was given to Sreesanth, however his order got here earlier than the tip of the ban and mine after the completion of ban. Since I did not get that letter, I needed to write to MCA requesting them to put in writing to BCCI for that letter.
“If I’ve to make myself accessible, I’ve to supply a letter from BCCI to show that my ban has been decreased. As soon as the letter comes, I can formally begin taking part in once more,” Chavan mentioned.
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