U19 World Cup Superstar Manjot Kalra Suspended from Ranji Trophy for “Age-fraud” – News18

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U19 World Cup Superstar Manjot Kalra Suspended from Ranji Trophy for “Age-fraud” – News18


One other U-19 star Shivam Mavi’s case has been referred to the BCCI since he now represents Uttar Pradesh in senior cricket.

PTI|January 1, 2020, 9: 35 PM IST

U19 World Cup Star Manjot Kalra Suspended from Ranji Trophy for

Young left-handed opener Manjot Kalra, who scored a hundred in the closing of the final version of U-19 World Cup, has been suspended by outgoing DDCA Ombudsman for one year from playing Ranji Trophy, for an alleged age-fraud at some level of his U-16 and U-19 days.

Nonetheless for the same offence, Delhi senior personnel vice-captain Nitish Rana has been let off in the meanwhile with extra paperwork being sought to level to that he fudged his age on the junior stage.

One other U-19 star Shivam Mavi’s case has been referred to the BCCI since he now represents Uttar Pradesh in senior cricket.

The outgoing Ombudsman Justice (Retired) Badr Durrez Ahmed passed an suppose (a duplicate of which is with PTI) on his closing day, stopping Kalra from playing age-neighborhood cricket for 2 years nonetheless extra importantly denying him an opportunity to play Ranji Trophy for this season.

Kalra, whose age as per BCCI details is 20 years 351 days, final week conducted for Delhi U-23 in opposition to Bengal and scored 80. He used to be in line to change senior opener Shikhar Dhawan in the Ranji squad nonetheless as it now stands, he won’t play any further.

When asked a senior DDCA first charge, he expressed his helplessness.

“I get it dazzling that Manjot Kalra has been punished for the same offence that Nitish Rana is additionally allegedly responsible of. We couldn’t prefer Manjot as it used to be Ombudsman’s suppose. He passed it at 11: 30 pm at evening, a day forward of he relinquished set up of enterprise. Now that is a piece bizarre,” DDCA general secretary Vinod Tihara educated PTI.

In case of Rana, worn Ombudsman has asked DDCA to investigate from his college DAV Centenary, Narela and assessment explicit beginning-certificates associated paperwork and set up forward of next hearing.

Nonetheless demand remains when the humble Ombudsman will not be there, does it point out original appointee Justice Deepak Verma will behavior original enquiry?

What each person is failing to fancy is how Kalra can even be averted from playing senior stage cricket for age-fraud?

“He has been averted from playing club suits additionally. Now his other folks will must allure for a swap of suppose in front of up to the moment Ombudsman. Till then DDCA can not prefer him for Ranji Trophy. We are helpless,” Tihara stated.

For the Punjab game in Mohali, selectors hold picked ravishing-handed heart-suppose batsman Vaibhav Kandpal and seam bowling all-rounder Siddhant Sharma in the squad of 15 quite than Shikhar Dhawan and Ishant Sharma.

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