KOCHI: Indian Cricketer S Sreesanth, who had been recently acquitted by a court in Delhi over his involvement in the IPL betting scandal along with his co-mates Ajith Chandila and Ankeeth Chavan, has revealed that he had considered committing suicide during the period in Tihar Jail after being arrested.
Paceman Sreesanth, addressing the media in Kochi after the judgement of the court said that he believed in God and the rest was history. “I have spent months in depression. Every thing seemed to be out of my reach. Darkness loomed over my life and career. But, my belief in God has saved me”, he said.
Sreesanth is now considering appealing to the BCCI governing council to review his life ban, following the Supreme Court’s judgement. “BCCI secretary said in a channel’s interview that i can file a petition with the BCCI regarding the lift of ban on me. I have already approached the BCCI over this and am currently waiting for a call from Anurag Thakur sir”, Sreesanth Said.
However, the Pace-bowler declined the option of approaching the court if his ban has not been lift by the BCCI. Sreesanth said that he will welcome the decision taken by the BCCI Governing council.
Sreesanth struck down the reports regarding his warm-up practice in a Stadium in Kerala, after the court acquitted him in the IPL betting case.