The controversy ridden Bihar Cricket Association (BCA) discovered itself in a brand new mess after warring factions led by president Rakesh Tiwary and secretary Sanjay Kumar launched separate squads for upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 event, beginning January 10.
It is known that BCCI brass is conscious of the state of affairs and a choice is anticipated within the subsequent couple of days as to which among the many two groups shall be formally allowed to symbolize Bihar within the National T20 meet.
Bihar CA which has been in administrative mess for the longest time noticed president Rakesh Tiwary’s faction launch a 20 member squad led by Ashutosh Aman whereas secretary Sanjay Kumar’s camp additionally launched a crew that has Keshav Kumar as captain.
There aren’t any widespread gamers in each squads.
Interestingly, unique IPL petitioner Aditya Verma’s son Lakhan Raja has been named vice-captain of the crew despatched by secretary’s faction.
When president Tiwary was requested about two groups, he stated: “This is a non-issue. The BCCI provided us with ODMS software password which is used for registration of players. 30 rooms are booked by BCCI in Chennai bio bubble as per list sent by us. The secretary’s team is a fake one.”
He then stated that secretary Kumar had been suspended by the Apex Council for anti-association actions.
“Eight members of the Apex Council had signed a letter dismissing Kumar from his post. He has no locus standi. He has put his own son Shivam Sanjay Kumar in the team along with Verma’s son Lakhan Raja,” Tiwary stated.
Kumar on his half wrote a letter to BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah alleging that outgoing GM (Cricket Operations) Saba Karim offered the registration move code.
“Saba Karim misused his position as GM (Cricket Operations) and illegally changed the credentials of the ODMS for player registration of BCA and providing it to a person he favours,” Kumar wrote in a letter.
Verma on his half stated that Bihar cricket goes by its worst disaster.
“Bihar cricket is being run by mafias. The BCCI should sent a team of observers who can conduct trials,” Verma stated.
However he didnt want to touch upon his son Raja being chosen in Kumar’s crew as vice captain.
In truth Tiwary raised questions on Raja’s credentials as a cricketer.
“Lakhan Raja’s performance came under scanner after last year’s Ranji game and a probe was conducted. He has vested interests,” Tiwary claimed.