New Delhi: The BCCI has warned all its affiliated items in opposition to permitting their gamers to take part within the unsanctioned ‘Sudama Premier League’. The event was launched within the presence of former India captain Kapil Dev and present DDCA senior choice committee chairman Atul Wassan.Former India gamers Sanjeev Sharma and former worldwide umpire Okay Hariharan are additionally related to the occasion. The matches have been alleged to be held on the Feroz Shah Kotla however with BCCI sanctions, Kotla won’t be allowed to be the host.
It is price mentioning right here that the stadium in Greater Noida was banned after it hosted a event named Noida Premier League T20. The BCCI had just lately sanctioned its registered gamers from competing within the doubtful ventures like Indian Junior Premier League (IJPL) and Rajwada Premier League.
On Wednesday, BCCI secretary Amitabh Choudhary wrote to all associations on the “unauthorised Sudama Premier League”.
“We wish to bring to your notice that BCCI has not given any permission to the league by the name “Sudama Premier League”. You are requested to bring to notice of all registered players, match officials, scorers and video analysts,” Choudhary wrote within the letter.
When Wassan was requested about his affiliation, he replied: “I didn’t know about the BCCI circular. I was just trying to help the organisers. But if BCCI has sanctioned the tournament, I will definitely not be part of the proceedings,” Wassan informed PTI.
Kapil Dev at present shouldn’t be on BCCI payrolls however Sanjeev Sharma until a couple of years in the past was the coach of the Delhi Ranji facet after which additionally appeared for the match referee’s entrance examination.
Hariharan is a retired umpire who has officiated in two Tests and 34 ODIs.
Sudama Premier League is being organized by an NGO named Prasar (People’s Right and Social Research Centre).
First Published: February 15, 2018, 5:52 PM IST