After the Andhra Pradesh High Court Thursday overturned the life ban imposed on him, former India cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin said he is “a relieved man” and does not want to dwell on the past, having battled against the ban for 12 years.
“I am a relieved man. I fought this battle for so long with patience. It has been a tough battle and I am grateful to everyone who has supported me during this difficult period,” Azhar told reporters at a press conference at his residence here shortly after the high court order.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had Dec 5, 2000 banned the cricketer from playing professional cricket after he was found guilty of match-fixing charges…Rade more