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Acquittal good for the careers of S Sreesanth and others: Sourav Ganguly

The Patiala House court on Saturday dropped all charges of spot-fixing against the trio of Sreesanth, Chavan and Chandila.

By: PTI | Kolkata | Updated: July 25, 2015 7:45 pm
Sourav Ganguly, Sourav Ganguly ipl fixing, ipl fixing Sourav Ganguly, Sourav Ganguly S Sreesanth, S Sreesanth IPL, IPL S Sreesanth, Cricket News, Cricket Former India chief selector K Srikkanth( left) and Sourav Ganguly at the Cricket Association of Bengal’s annual prize distribution ceremony. (Source: PTI)

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Saturday said he was happy for the three cricketers cleared by a Delhi court of spot fixing charges and insisted that the Board should not have a problem with the order.

The Patiala House court on Saturday dropped all charges of spot-fixing against the trio of former India pacer S Sreesanth, Mumbai left-arm spinner Ankeet Chavan and Rajasthan off-spinner Ajit Chandila.

“It’s very good for them. The court has done whatever they felt right,” Ganguly told reporters at the Cricket Association of Bengal’s annual prize distribution.

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Sreesanth and Chavan are currently serving life bans imposed by the BCCI, while Chandila’s hearing is still on.

Asked whether Sreesanth could still make a comeback, Ganguly said: “The court has taken away charges from him (Sreesanth), I don’t think BCCI will have a problem. Anyway, it’s up to BCCI now.”

Ganguly, however, refused to comment on the legal order.

“It’s too much of a legal matter, I won’t be able to answer this question.”

Former India chief selector K Srikkanth, who was here as the chief guest, meanwhile refused to comment on the verdict.

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