Sreesanth is an Indian cricket player. He was born on February 6, 1983. He is a right-arm fast-medium-pace bowler and a tail-ender batsman too. He has played for Kerela in domestic cricket and was a part of Rajasthan Royals Team in Indian Premier League. He was banned from playing cricket for life in September 2013 due to his alleged spot-fixing in 2013 IPL. Sreesanth is soon going to make his debut in the film industry as an actor in the movie ‘Big Picture’. Sreesanth was born to Savithri Devi and Santhakumaran Nair.
He has three siblings all elder to him, one brother and two sisters. His brother owns a music company in Kerala, and his sister ‘
’ is a Television actress. Also, his sister Divya got married to famous South playback singer, Madhu Balakrishnan.
In December 2013, Sreesanth got married to his girlfriend Bhuvneshwari Kumari in Kerela. She is a fashion designer by profession. Sreesanth also took part in Dance reality show; ‘
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 7
’ aired on Colors TV. Sreesanth's full name is Shanthakumaran Sreesanth.
His debut in cricket came through in a Ranji Trophy match against Goa in 2002-2003. Then he represented India-B in Challenger's Trophy in 2005. He performed exceptionally well, and that earned him Man of the Series award. This led him to get selected in the Indian team in ODI format against Sri Lanka. Sreesanth played a major role in T20 World Cup 2007. In semi-final match of India against Australia, he took important wickets which led to India's victory. He also became a part of a controversy when Harbhajan Singh slapped him in 2008 IPL. Though later, they solved the differences. He is a very aggressive player and has many times led to tussle among the players. He has also been fined for his emotional behavior on the field.
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Shanthakumaran Sreesanth, the dramatic cricketer, the one who always expressed his emotions through aggressive behavior on the field, was warned several times since he violated the code of conduct laid down by the International Cricket Council, the BCCI. He was then cast aside by the Kerala cricket association for having not turned up for Kerala's Ranji Trophy group meeting in Kannur.
On the flip side of the coin, S. Sreesanth was a fast/medium paced, right arm bowler and a right handed batsman for the Indian cricket team. A cricketer could not be forgotten for his bowling moves and also his sixes against the South African team player Andre Nel. He used to play for Kerala, his native and in the IPL series for Rajasthan Royals. He was the first to have represented Kerala for Twenty20 cricket series, India. However, with his behavior and conduct, he pulled the last straw by being involved in spot-fixing during IPL season 6 in the year 2013. Sreesanth along with two others, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila from Rajasthan Royals were charged with this crime and arrested as well. In September 2013, Sreesanth along with his teammate, Ankeet Chavan were banned from playing for India by BCCI's disciplinary board. In the year 2015, he was acquitted of it. Sreesanth today still looks out for that window of opportunity to be called back to play again for the team. When recently interviewed in 2015 about BCCI's ban from him playing even today, he stated that he would wait until the apex cricket body in the country takes a favourable decision.
Concerning his personal life, Sreesanth married his long time beau Bhuvneshwari Kumari in Kerala. Today he continues to live life standing tall. He is currently tied up with his Bollywood debut by Pooja Bhatt's, Cabaret, where he plays a negative role. He has also bagged the lead in a big budget film, directed by the renowned director
Sana Yadi Reddy
. This movie is to be dubbed in 14 languages as well. Sreesanth also stated in one of his interviews that he seeks to build a good career for himself in the film industry.