Ankeet Chavan

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Ankeet Chavan
Personal information
Full name Ankeet Anil Chavan
Born (1985-10-28) 28 October 1985 (age 32)
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Batting Left-handed
Bowling Slow left-arm orthodox
Role All-rounder
Domestic team information
Years Team
2007–2013 Mumbai
2008 Mumbai Indians
2012–2013 Rajasthan Royals
Career statistics
Competition FC List A T20
Matches 7 15 19
Runs scored 283 184 109
Batting average 47.16 23.00 21.80
100s/50s 1/1 0/1 0/0
Top score 102* 58 44*
Balls bowled 1509 630 350
Wickets 17 10 15
Bowling average 47.05 49.80 30.00
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 4/64 3/23 4/29
Catches/stumpings 2/– 4/– 5/-
Source: Cricinfo, 3 June 2012

Ankeet Chavan (born 28 October 1985 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India) is a former cricketer who played for Mumbai in Indian domestic cricket.[1] He is an all-rounder who is a left-handed batsman and slow left-arm orthodox bowler. He also played for Rajasthan Royals in Indian Premier League.[2]

Spot fixing controversy[edit]

On 16 May 2013, Chavan was arrested on charges of Spot fixing during IPL 6 by the Delhi police along with Ajit Chandila and Sreesanth, who played alongside him for Rajasthan Royals. According to Police, Ankeet Chavan was promised 6 million (US$94,000) to give away 14 runs in Rajasthan Royals' match against Mumbai Indians on 15 May 2013 and he did it giving away 15 runs in his second over.[3][4][5] After being arrested, he was immediately suspended by his employer, Air India.[6] He has been suspended from his cricketing career. Having been put in judicial custody in Tihar Central Jail, New Delhi, Chavan was granted bail from 31 May to 6 June to solemnise his marriage which had been fixed for 2 June 2013 and was granted bail on 10 June 2013 along with the other accused.[7][8]On 13 September 2013, Chavan and fellow player Sreesanth were banned from cricket for life by the BCCI disciplinary committee .[9] On 25 July 2015, the Delhi Court gave a clean chit and discharged him of all the charges in the IPL spot fixing case.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ankeet Chavan - Cricinfo profile
  2. ^ IPL 2012 - Rajasthan Royals squad
  3. ^ "Police detain three Rajasthan Royals players". Wisden India. 16 May 2013. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 
  4. ^ Sreesanth, two other Rajasthan Royals' players arrested for spot-fixing
  5. ^ "IPL 2013: Sreesanth, two other Rajasthan Royal's players arrested for spot-fixing". NDTV. 16 May 2013. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 
  6. ^ "Air India suspends Ankeet Chavan, Ajit Chandila". The Times of India. 16 May 2013. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 
  7. ^ "Ankeet Chavan gets bail till June 6". ESPNcricinfo. 30 May 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  8. ^ "Ankeet Chavan released from Tihar Jail for marriage". NDTV. 31 May 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  9. ^ "sreesanth-and ankeet chavan banned for life". india today. 13 September 2013. Retrieved 13 September 2013. 

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