S Sreesanth Reveals Why he Sports '369' as His New Jersey Number

Shanthakumaran Nair Sreesanth often known as Sreesanth, is presently taking part within the home Syed Mushtaq Ali event, providing his providers for the Kerala group. Nevertheless, the pacer needed to face a profession breaking conviction within the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing scandal in 2013. The India Worldwide participant was banned by the BCCI for all times because of his alleged involvement within the spot-fixing scandal together with the then Rajasthan Royals gamers Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan and the Kerala quick bowler was out of motion for greater than seven years.

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Sreesanth’s decreased seven-year life ban got here to an finish in September final 12 months and the quick bowler was given the nod by the Kerala state cricket affiliation after he handed within the health and different requisite norms. Now, the 37-year-old doesn’t appear to be completed but and nonetheless has the eagerness inside him to placed on the Indian jersey as soon as once more.

Talking in an interview with ETV Bharat, Sreesanth stated that it’s his aim to begin enjoying first-class cricket and he’s eager to be part of his state’s group to win the Ranji and Irani Trophy. He additionally stated that it’s a completely different feeling to characterize the nation internationally and added that it will be nice to play for Workforce India as soon as once more.

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Within the interview, he stated he’ll be sporting the quantity 369 as a substitute of 36 and likewise revealed why there’s a change in jersey quantity that now options 369. Sreesanth revealed that it’s linked with the birthdate of his daughter Srisanvika who was born on Could 9. Additionally, his spouse Bhuvneshwari Kumari, who’s referred to as ‘Nayan’ at house and it sounds just like the quantity 9, he added.

Earlier than the ban, Sreesanth represented India in 27 Exams and 53 ODIs, choosing 87 and 75 wickets respectively. He was additionally a part of two World Cup titles – the 2007 T20 World Cup and the 2011 ODI World Cup.


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