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SBD Global/June 13, 2013/Leagues and Governing Bodies
Business Partner Of Suspended Raj Kundra Claims Police Forced Him To Implicate Partner
Published June 13, 2013
MAKING A COMEBACK? The PTI also reported claiming innocence and expressing faith in the judiciary, India Test pacer S. Sreesanth said that he is "hopeful of making a comeback to the national side." Sreesanth: "I promise you I will never give up." Sreesanth is out on bail after spending 27 days in the Tihar Jail. He added, "My dream obviously is to play cricket. All I want to do is to play cricket and get back into the team... It is a dream to play in the South African tour series. But I am not sure about it now" (PTI, 6/12). The PTI noted police and Central Industrial Security Force "had a tough time in bringing the cricketer out of the airport as a huge crowd of fans, onlookers and media personnel had gathered to receive him." Sreesanth: "I am happy to be here. I can meet my people" (PTI, 6/12).
LOSING AN APPEAL: The BBC reported Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Asif has "lost an appeal against his spot-fixing conviction." Asif, 30, plus fellow paceman Mohammad Amir, 21, and ex-Pakistan captain Salman Butt, 28, "were found guilty of being part of a betting scam" in '11. Judges at the Court of Appeal in London declared they were "not persuaded" to overturn the ruling in regards to Asif (BBC, 6/12).