BCCI bans 22 Delhi youth players for age-fudging

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In another annoying incident, the BCCI currently barred 22 cricketers of Delhi Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) from holding partial in a age-group cricket tournaments as there are allegations of age-fudging against them.

What is some-more annoying is a fact that a names include Nitish Rana and Pratyush Singh — dual players who have already played for comparison Delhi group in singular overs and Rana, in fact, is also a partial of a stream Delhi Ranji team, which is in Jaipur for a opening diversion opposite Rajasthan.

The DDCA currently perceived an e-mail from Professor Ratnakar Shetty, who is a Gave Development Manager of BCCI, that 22 of a players are barred from holding partial in a BCCI’s age-group tournaments on allegations of age-fudging. It has been learnt that an FIR was lodged by a former India cricketer and a Delhi brave Kirti Azad final year.

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While Prof Shetty’s succinct answer to an enquiry was “Go and ask DDCA”, a state organisation boss Sneh Prakash Bansal certified that BCCI has indeed told them not to select the boys with doubtful age certificates in age-group teams.

“Yes, we have perceived an sign from a BCCI that we can't name these 22 boys in a state age-group teams as there was an FIR lodged opposite these cricketers for disputed birth certificates. Accordingly, a BCCI has educated to select new boys in their places,” Bansal told PTI today.

However, Bansal pronounced that Rana, while being barred from age-group cricket, there is no problem with him personification the Ranji Trophy.

“Obviously, there is no bar on him personification Ranji Trophy as a anathema is usually germane for age-group cricket,” he added.

Kirti Azad, on his part, pronounced that his mount is vindicated.

“I had filed FIRs opposite 12 cricketers. In fact, we got their strange birth certificates from MCD and had sent it to BCCI. We all know that DDCA is a basement of legalized corruption,” the former Delhi captain told PTI today.

It was learnt that DDCA had currently called behind dual of its U-19 cricketers Harsh Tyagi and Manjyot Kalra, who had left to play Cooch Behar Trophy match. Another U-19 cricketer in the stand-bye Samar Seth also was removed.

Rana has already played 3 List A and 6 T20 domestic level matches (Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy) for a Delhi senior team. Pratyush Singh has played 6 T20 matches for senior team final season.

Some of a other distinguished age-group cricketers banned are Prateek Kaushik, Prashant Bhandari, Upen Dalal, Dipak Khaatri, Ayush Parab, Shakib Alam, Kunj Sharma to name a few.