BCA seeks report after Deepak Hooda leaves camp post-spat with Krunal Pandya


The Baroda Cricket Association (BCA) has sought a report from the supervisor of its senior staff after skilled participant Deepak Hooda stormed out of the preparatory camp for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, alleging “misbehaviour” by skipper Krunal Pandya.

The nationwide T20 match started on Sunday with a number of matches throughout the nation.

“We are awaiting for the manager’s report,” BCA secretary Ajit Lele informed PTI on Sunday whereas confirming that there will likely be no alternative for Hooda within the 22-member squad, because the gamers are staying in a bio-bubble.

A senior BCA official additionally knowledgeable that Hooda has checked out of the staff resort.

Hooda, who has performed 46 first-class matches, was miffed on the behaviour of Pandya, who has represented India, and despatched an e-mail to the cricket physique.

“At this moment, I am demoralised, depressed and under pressure. As from last some days, my team captain Mr Krunal Pandya is using abusing language to me in front of my teammates and also other state teams who have come for participation at Reliance Stadium Vadodara,” Hooda wrote within the letter to BCA, a duplicate of which is in possession of PTI.

“Today I was practising in nets and doing my preparation for tomorrow’s game with the permission of head coach Mr Prabhakar. Then Krunal came in nets (and) started misbehaving with me,” alleged Hooda.

Pandya has not but reacted to the grievance.

Baroda are positioned in Elite Group C and are taking part in their matches in Vadodara alongside with Gujarat, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.


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