Amit Bhandari used to be hit by means of iron rods and hockey sticks. © AFP
Following a bodily attack on Delhi and Districts Cricket Affiliation (DDCA) senior variety committee chairman Amit Bhandari, the state board president Rajat Sharma confident of an advanced safety for selectors throughout trials on Wednesday. Sharma mentioned simplest avid gamers might be allowed to go into the bottom throughout trials and the premises might be smartly secure by means of the native police. “The protection of our selectors is of extreme significance for us. Now onwards, simplest avid gamers might be granted access to the grounds throughout trials and now not their pals or members of the family,” Sharma mentioned.
“We can additionally tell the native police anywhere the rigors might be carried out. I guarantee that the DDCA will give you the best possible safety duvet to avid gamers and selectors,” he remarked.
Previous on Wednesday, Sharma slapped lifestyles ban on Underneath-23 cricketer Anuj Dedha for assaulting Bhandari for now not together with him within the record of probables for the state U-23 squad. “We (DDCA) are enforcing a lifestyles ban at the participant that attacked leader selector Bhandari, except following all of the felony procedures. The assault used to be a henious crime and an try on his (Bhandari’s) lifestyles,” Sharma mentioned.
“He (Anuj Dedha) has been banned from all kinds of cricket actions in Delhi,” Sharma advised IANS over telephone.
Bhandari used to be attacked by means of a gaggle of unidentified other folks throughout the Underneath-23 state trials at St Stephens flooring right here on Monday after Dedha faced him over now not being integrated within the record of probables.
Bhandari used to be hit by means of iron rods and hockey sticks. He used to be rushed to a medical institution by means of co-selector Sukhvinder Singh. Bhandari won 7 stitches for cuts on his ft and head.
(With IANS inputs)