Cricketcountry.com (India) – In a fresh case of in-fighting among the newly-elected Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) office bearers, its Director Cricket Sanjay Bharadwaj on Saturday threatened to go on a hunger strike if president Rajat Sharma did not address the issues of conflict of interest within the body.

Summary

  • In a fresh case of in-fighting among the newly-elected Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) office bearers, its Director Cricket Sanjay Bharadwaj on Saturday threatened to go on a hunger strike if president Rajat Sharma did not address the issues of conflict of interest within the body.
  • Addressing a press conference, Bharadwaj lashed out at Sharma, labelling him as a “proxy” president for trying to scuttle his involvement in the DDCA’s cricketing matters, especially in the formation of the controversial cricket committee which includes former India players Virender Sehwag and Aakash Chopra along with ex-Delhi player Rahul Sanghvi and India discard batsman Gautam Gambhir.
  • Bharadwaj also hit out at the newly appointed DDCA selection committees – both senior and junior – for flouting the norms set out by the Supreme Court appointed Justice RM Lodha Committee.
  • Despite many protests, objections on the brazen conflict of interest of none other than the President himself, in the constitution of the Cricket Committee, has acted in complete defiance of the sacrosanct Justice RM Lodha committee recommendations on cricket reforms,” Bharadwaj said.
  • Bharadwaj also alleged that the DDCA President is guilty of illegally labelling an informal celebratory tea meeting as an official board meeting.

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