Ranji Trophy: 2 Bihar Teams Turn Up For Mumbai Game, Start Delayed Due To Heated Exchange Between BCA Officials

Ranji Trophy: 2 Bihar Groups Flip Up For Mumbai Recreation, Begin Delayed Due To Heated Alternate Between BCA Officers

In accordance with a report, one crew was picked by Bihar Cricket Affiliation president Rakesh Tiwary whereas secretary Amit Kumar chosen the opposite.

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Motion throughout Bihar vs Mumbai Ranji Trophy sport in Patna.

Patna: Nothing goes proper in Bihar cricket as a weird scene unfolded on Friday resulting in a delay of their Ranji Trophy match in opposition to Mumbai on the Moin-ul-Haq stadium. Most likely the primary time within the historical past of Indian home cricket, two groups turned up on the floor claiming to be the Ranji Trophy squad of the state within the ongoing season. Not solely that, a scuffle broke out between the Bihar Cricket Affiliation (BCA) officers that led to a delayed begin.

In accordance with a report in The Indian Specific, one crew was chosen by BCA president Rakesh Tiwary whereas the opposite was named by secretary Amit Kumar. Notably, not one of the groups had a single participant in frequent. It was Tiwary’s crew that reached the bottom first and finally performed the match.

In accordance with Tiwary, the facet was picked on advantage. He additionally revealed that the secretary has already been underneath suspension. “We now have picked the crew on advantage and that’s the proper crew. You see the expertise that’s coming from Bihar, Tiwary was quoted as saying to Indian Specific.

“We now have a cricketer (Sakib Hussain), who’s picked within the IPL. We now have a 12-year-old prodigy making his debut within the sport. The opposite is being picked by the secretary who’s suspended, so it may possibly’t be the actual crew,” he added.

Kumar, in his reply cited the instance of the BCCI press releases that comprise secretary Jay Shah’s signature. “First issues first: I gained the election, and I’m an official secretary of the BCA. You possibly can’t droop a secretary. Secondly, how can a president choose a crew? Have you ever ever seen BCCI president Roger Binny asserting the squad? You’ll at all times see the signature of Secretary Jay Shah,” Kumar countered.

In a media assertion launched on Friday, BCA blamed Kumar for all of the chaos and. “There was a life-threatening assault on BCA’s OSD Manoj Kumar by these concerned within the faux crew. The miscreants have been recognized and motion will probably be taken in opposition to them,” the assertion learn.

So far as the match is anxious, Bihar gained the toss and opted to subject. For Mumbai Bhupen Lalwani, Suved Parkar and Tanush Kotian, all scored fifties because the guests ended Day 1 at 235/9. Chennai Tremendous Kings star Shivam Dube additionally scored 41.

Veer Pratap Singh was the decide of the bowlers for Bihar with figures of 4/32 whereas Sakibul Gani and Himanshu Singh took two wickets every. Apparently, veteran India batter Ajinkya Rahane was benched for the match.



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