Sreesanth's life-time ban reduced to 7 years, eligible to play in September 2020
In a major relief for Former India bowler Shanthakumaran Sreesanth, BCCI Ombudsman, Justice (Retd.) DK Jain passed an order to reduce his life ban to seven years over spot-fixing in IPL games. Ban will be imposed beginning on 13.09.2013, date from which the ban imposed by BCCI began. For Sreesanth, who is now in his late thirties, his prime years as a Cricketer, particularly as a fast bowler may already be over, said Jain.