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 challenge his ban revocation letter which might permit him to return to aggressive cricket.
Final 12 months, the BCCI’s Ombudsman Justice (Retd) DK Jain had lowered 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 Might three to get his order.
Nonetheless, so as to return to motion, he wants a affirmation letter from the BCCI which he hasn’t but obtained.
“My ban has been lowered by the Ombudsman final 12 months and the quantum of sentence was seven years which led to September 2020,” Chavan instructed PTI.
“On Might three, 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 known 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 guardian physique for the previous month for the reason that Ombudsman order got here.
“I obtained letter from Ombudsman that my ban has been lowered to seven years. I had written to BCCI president, secretary and CEO for a letter which states that my ban has been lowered.
“The identical as what was given to Sreesanth, however his order got here earlier than the top 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 lowered. As soon as the letter comes, I can formally begin enjoying once more,” Chavan mentioned.