Sreesanth takes a Scottish route for his cricketing return.

Former Indian fast bowler the mercurial Keralite Santhakumaran Sreesanth is attempting to make a comeback top flight cricket.The swing specialist was banned for life by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for his alleged involvement in the IPL spot-fixing scandal in 2013. Now that the doors for his comeback seem to be closed here the Kerala cricketer is targeting a return next year with the Scotland team.Sreesanth along with the other accused were acquitted by the Delhi High Court of all the charges in 2015 but the board hasn’t changed its stance and hasn’t lifted the ban. While talking at an event the 33-year-old was quoted by the Peninsula as saying, “I hope the year 2017 is interesting. Maybe cricket is calling me back again,”“I have got a good offer from a Scottish First Division club side. (It) depends on (if) BCCI gives me permission or not,” he added.“As far as I remember, the ban for me was for not to play in BCCI tournaments and not to represent BCCI. Maybe, I will get an opportunity to play there. “If I can keep myself fit, which is very important in the cold conditions. When it comes to fitness, you need to be fit for play five days a week. I am looking forward to it,” Sreesanth said.

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