Ajit Chandila: News

Ajit Chandila is a former cricketer and off-spin bowler from Punjab, Haryana who has played for the Rajasthan Royals. Chandila was born on December 5, 1983, in Faridabad. The right-handed former batsman played for Rajasthan Royals until the year 2013. He had gained recognition in domestic cricket for his performance in the Air India North Zone cricket team. In 2010, Chandila made his first-class debut in cricket for Haryana. In 2011, Delhi Daredevils signed him which kick-started his career in IPL. In April 2012, Chandila made his debut in IPL in Jaipur. He also rejected Rajasthan Royals in 2012 which helped him to earn the spotlight as he took a hat trick in the fifth season of IPL. He is the seventh bowler to take a hat trick in IPL history. However, Chandila was arrested along with two other players - Ankeet Chavan and Sreesanth on May 16, 2013, for allegedly spot-fixing during IPL 6. Following this, Air India immediately suspended him and BCCI gave him a life ban from cricket in January 2016.

22 Nov 2020


Sreesanth set to play President's Cup T20 in Kerala

The Kerala Cricket Association has planned a T20 League, titled President's Cup, to resume cricketing activities in the state this year.

13 Sep 2020


'I will never cheat', says Sreesanth as his ban ends

Indian pacer S Sreesanth's seven-year ban for alleged spot-fixing came to an end on Sunday.

Kerala ready to include pacer Sreesanth in Ranji team

The Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) has decided to include controversial pacer S Sreesanth in the state Ranji cricket team in September after his ban period ends.

20 Aug 2019


BCCI reduces Sreesanth's ban to 7 years: Details here

Former Indian pacer S Sreesanth can breathe a sigh of relief after the BCCI reduced his life ban to seven years.

21 Mar 2019

Pakistan News

IPL: Five controversies that rocked the cash-rich T20 league

While the Indian Premier League (IPL) is the most cash-rich T20 league in the world, it has also been in the news for its controversies over the years.

Online IPL betting racket busted, 3 arrested in East Delhi

The Delhi Police revealed, on Monday, that they have arrested three bookies for allegedly running an online betting racket associated with the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).

SC seeks BCCI's response on Sreesanth's plea against life ban

In a major relief to cricketer S Sreesanth, the Supreme Court has issued a notice to BCCI, seeking response on the plea filed by Sreesanth challenging the life ban imposed on him by the apex body.

BCCI challenges Kerala HC order quashing Sreesanth's ban

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has appealed against the Kerala High Court's order lifting the life ban imposed on cricketer S Sreesanth.