Goal to finish my career with 100 test wickets: Sreesanth

KOCHI: After his ban was reduced to seven years, an elated Sreesanth S has said he will try to choose 100 test wickets if he has the opportunity to represent the national side again.

The Supreme Court had asked the Cricket Control Board in India (BCCI) Ombudsman Justice (retired) DK Jain to decide on the amount of punishment for the cricketer for his alleged involvement in the point repair scandal that shook the 2013 edition of the Indian Premier League .

And on Tuesday, Jain decided that his ban will end on September 12, 2020, seven years compared to the original life ban.

I am extremely delighted with what I have heard now. Thanks to each of my supporters who prayed for me and the prayers have been answered. I am 36 years old now and next year I will be 37. I have 87 Witnesses and my goal is to finish my career with 100 test wickets. I'm sure I can go back to the Indian Test team and I always wanted to play under virat Kohli , Sreesanth told the media.

Sreesanth is only the second Keralite to represent the country and in his brief career, he has played 27 Tests, fraying 87 wickets. The Krealite has collected 75 wickets from 53 International one-day (ODI) and seven wickets from 10 Twenty20 International (T20I).