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‘I don’t know the reasons of my ban’: Mohammad Azharuddin

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Srinagar, July 29: Former Indian skipper, Mohammad Azhruddin, Wednesday said he still doesn’t know the reasons of him being banned.

The right-handed batsman was handed a life-ban for his alleged involvement in spot-fixing 20 years ago in 2000. He, however, challenged the ban.

After a long battle, Andhara Pradesh High Court revoked his ban, calling it ‘illegal’ in 2012. Talking about his ban, Azharuddin said he has no clue about its reasons.

“I don’t want to blame anyone for what happened. I really don’t know the reasons for banning me…

“…But I had decided to fight it and I am grateful that after 12 years I got cleared. I felt very satisfied when after being elected president of Hyderabad association I went and attended the BCCI AGM meeting.” He told cricketpakistan.com in an interview.

Azharuddin played 99 Tests and scored 6125 runs at an average of 45. He also played 334 ODIs, scoring 9378 runs at 36.92 during a 15-year international career that had begun with three successive centuries