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SC sets aside BCCI disciplinary committee order imposing life ban on S Sreesanth in spot-fixing case

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Friday set aside the disciplinary committee's order imposing a life ban on former Indian S for his alleged involvement in the 2013 IPL scandal.

A bench comprising justices and K M Joseph said the disciplinary committee of the Board of Control for in India (BCCI) may reconsider within three months the quantum of punishment to be given to

The bench made it clear that will get the opportunity of being heard by the committee on the quantum of the punishment.

The apex court also said that its verdict shall have no effect on the criminal proceedings pending against the former in the Delhi High Court, where the has challenged a trial court's order discharging all accused, including Sreesanth, in the IPL case.

The bench passed this order on Sreesanth's plea challenging the decision of a division bench of the which had restored the life ban imposed on him by the BCCI.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 11:10 IST