The first thing people ask me these days is how overjoyed I am, now that the life ban has been revoked, or how the last few days have been different from the last twelve years of my life.
I am not an emotional person.
I like to keep my emotions to myself. I am happy that my name has been cleared. When I had scored a century in my last Test (against South Africa in 2000) I was very fit and could have played for another two years. That is the only thing I sorely missed all these years.
I was hoping that this ordeal will end soon. But this was the time it was supposed to end. I would have been happier if it had happened earlier. You have to show patience, because it always pays. That’s what my religion also teaches me. There will be times when you will be tested and you have to prove how much you can take it.
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