OUT OF FAVOUR India pacer S Sreesanth has expressed his disappointment at Rahul Dravid and MS Dhoni for giving him a cold shoulder during his troubled times.
Sreesanth was one of the three Rajasthan Royals cricketers, who were accused of spot-fixing during an IPL match against Chennai Super Kings, in 2013. The other two Rajasthan cricketers who were accused were Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila.
After having lifted the life ban in the IPL spot-fixing case back in August, the paceman’s suspension was restored by the Kerala High Court in October, this year. As reported by Republic TV, Sreesanth divulged that he was surprised to not find support in the veteran cricketers.
"I was sad that Rahul (Dravid) stood by Rajasthan Royals, and didn’t support me despite knowing me well. I messaged MS Dhoni, and sent him an emotional message. But he didn’t respond. Six or more of the top 10 Indian players were accused by the Delhi Police. If the other six names of the accused come out, it will really affect the game.”
He further added,
"Let’s face it, this is not the national team. The BCCI is a private firm. If I’m given an opportunity and I’m allowed to play, then I would play for another country.”
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