Indian seamer and former Bigg Boss contestant S Sreesanth has faced a tough time in his career over the years after he was accused to be involved in the IPL spot-fixing scandal back in 2013. After being arrested by Delhi police and acquitted of all charges by a special court, in 2018, Kerala High Court revoked the BCCI life ban on him. Since then, the Supreme Court asked the BCCI to reduce Sreesanth’s ban and which is set to end in September soon. Now, Sreesanth who appeared in Bigg Boss 12 opens up about his difficult times. He also revealed how he was on the edge once, but he walked back for his family.
Speaking with Deccan Herald, S Sreesanth said, “You know I was scared of the dark at one point. I couldn’t step out of the house and I didn’t let anyone step out of the house because I feared that I/ they would get kidnapped. I was in a deep depression at the time.” While the bowler expressed how he feared of the dark at one point of time, Sreesanth revealed he had different thoughts in his head. But he went on to share how he couldn’t leave his room without a smile on his face as his parents would not be able to handle it.
Moving on, Sreesanth revealed he didn’t want to show them his weakness and mentioned how he used to cry a lot trying to figure out where he went wrong and what happened to him. As the former Bigg Boss contestant recalled his difficult times, he shared how he started discovering hobbies and working on them with a lot of seriousness. He further continued, “It is something I battled with incessantly in 2013. It was there everywhere I turned, the easy way out, but my family kept me sane. I had to stick around for my family. I knew they needed me.” Then, Sreesanth also spoke on how Sushant Singh Rajput’s death has affected him a lot, and mentioned how he was a good friend. He added, “I was on that edge but I walked back because I knew how much it would hurt those who believe in me and love me.”
Meanwhile, S Sreesanth opens up about his depression after the news of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide hit headlines. As it was reported that SSR suffered from depression, since then, many people are stressing on the importance of speaking up, and spreading awareness on mental health.
For the unversed, Sreesanth was allegedly involved in the IPL spot-fixing scandal along with his fellow Rajasthan Royal teammates, Ajit Chandilia and Ankit Chavan. After his life long ban was lifted, Sreesanth is all set to be back this year and it is Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) who has considered him in the Ranji Trophy team for the upcoming season . Also Read: Sreesanth Urges Fans To Stay Indoors With A Fun Slogan ‘Ghar Ko Lock Karo Corona Ko Block Karo’-VIDEO
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