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IPL 2023: Sreesanth Returns To IPL After 10 years Of Spot Fixing Scandal

IPL 2023: Sreesanth Returns To IPL After 10 years Of Spot Fixing Scandal
S Sreesanth (Credits: Twitter)

The talented pace bowler from Kerala, Sreesanth returns to Indian Premier League after 10 years of the spot-fixing scandal. He was found guilty representing Rajasthan Royals in 2013 along with Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandala.

After that Sreesanth was banned for lifetime which was then reduced to seven years. He decided to quit cricket in domestic cricket. The pace bowler informed that he will return to IPL as a commentator panel during the 2023 IPL starting from 31 March onwards.

Star Sports announced star-studded panel for IPL 2023 on Tuesday that played the game of cricket with great spirit. Paul Collingwood and Aaron Finch will be providing captains’ perspectives during the IPL 2023.

Along with Sreesanth, the sports panel will be joined by England legend, Kevin Petersen. Danny Morrison will be seen with his entertaining style. One of the best all-rounders in cricket, Jacques Kallis will make his IPL debut.

David Hussey who was KKR mentor along with Matthew Hayden will join Kallis and Petersen during the 2023 IPL. Imran Tahir will join to discuss spin bowling as IPL would go to 12 venues for the first time.

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Sreesanth. (Photo Credit BCCI)

Tom Moody, Simon Katich, and Daniel Vettori will provide insight into the game, analysis, and details. The commentary panel will consist of legendary batters Sunil Gavaskar and Virender Sehwag. Mithali Raj will join them as the greatest of all time in women’s cricket.

Harbhajan Singh and Mohammed Kaif will do the commentary in Hindi. Irfan Pathan will be also joining the commentary panel. Yusuf Pathan would be making his IPL debut in commentary debut.

There will be done commentary in Tamil, Telegu, Hindi, English, and Kannada and a total of 8 languages will be shown. Sreesanth will join the expert and would feature in the most-watched cricket show in India- Cricket Live.

Sreesanth’s performance in IPL

Sreesanth played a total of 44 IPL games with a total of 40 wickets at an economy rate of 8.14 runs per over. His best performance came during the 2008 edition where he grabbed 19 wickets from 15 matches at an economy rate of 8.63 runs per over.

He would be looking to entertain the people with his commentary and hope to bring cheer after spot-fixing scandal that took place in 2013.

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