Syed Mushtaq Ali squads complain of ‘food quality’ at posh team hotel


Three home cricket groups staying at a posh hotel in Mumbai have complained about its mediocre meals to the Indian cricket board throughout six days of quarantine, in preparation for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. The T20 match will start on January 10 and can kickstart home cricket throughout the pandemic. Delhi, Mumbai, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Puducherry are the six groups primarily based in Mumbai. Delhi has star gamers like Shikhar Dhawan and Ishant Sharma, whereas Kerala has S Sreesanth, Robin Uthappa, and Sanju Samson. Mumbai has IPL stars like Suryakumar Yadav, Shivam Dube and Dhawal Kulkarni.

The Mumbai supervisor Arman Mallik confirmed that gamers did complain concerning the high quality of meals served for the final two days.

“Players complained to us that food’s quantity and quality is below standard. The food is not adequate in terms of players’ fitness. These players will be playing after six days of quarantine and this food won’t do any good,” Mallik stated.

Players did complain concerning the high quality of meals served for the final two days.

The Indian Express spoke to 10 gamers throughout three groups who had related views. Many stated the meals was too chilly and that even the breakfast was under commonplace. The respective team managers have spoken to the hotel chef and have been assured of higher high quality however that didn’t occur. The groups have additionally complained about meals being delivered late. It was then that the groups approached the Indian board to look into the matter at the earliest.

“The roti has been like papad. They are serving rice which many players don’t eat, especially fast bowlers. They fear they could gain weight with this food. We need at least an egg or one grilled chicken,” a participant stated.

Poor high quality meals was being served to the gamers in quarantine.

Many gamers have requested to permit exterior meals nevertheless it was denied till the quarantine interval is accomplished. Domestic gamers say that ordering from room service every day is just too costly. One participant stated that grilled hen prices Rs 2,000 as per the room menu.

The BCCI has taken practically ninety rooms for the match and the officers have knowledgeable the administration of the groups that they are going to look into the problem. The Indian board has taken care of offering lodging this season to make sure groups get a protected entry into the bio-bubble for the match.


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