New Delhi, March 15 -- The Supreme Court on Friday set aside the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) disciplinary committee's order imposing a life-time ban on pacer Shanthakumaran Sreesanth for his alleged involvement in 2013 IPL spot-fixing case and asked the cricket board panel to reconsider the quantum of punishment.

A bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan and also comprising Justice KM Jospeh passed the order on Sreesanth's appeal and cancelled the life-ban on the cricketer.

The top court asked the BCCI to consider afresh the quantum of punishment to Sreesanth for his involvement in the spot fixing case.

In October 2017, the Kerala High Court had reimposed the life-term ban on the bowler after a petition ...