In a shocking but expected decision, the Kerala High Court restored life ban on S Sreesanth. Sreesanth is accused of spot fixing was banned for life by BCCI's disciplinary committee. According to police, on 17 May 2013, Sreesanth confessed to spot-fixing and always maintained that he is innocent and that he was forced to sign confession statements. In July 2015, he was acquitted in the spot-fixing case and expected that Kerala High Court will lift the BCCI ban.
Sreesanth, speaking at an event said, "BCCI has imposed the ban, not ICC. If not India, I can play for any other country, because I am 34 now and I can only play for maximum six more years. As a person who loves cricket, I want to play cricket. And not only that, BCCI is a private firm; it is only us who say that this is the Indian team, but you know BCCI is a private body after all."
Sreesanth has been part of a dance reality and alsos working in a Hindi film, Aksar 2. He has also acted in a Malayalam film, Team 5.