BCCI diktat army Delhi govt to cancel felicitation for internal heroes

Former cricketer Kirti Azad and Bishan Singh bedi were among a list of cricketers who were to be felicitated on Saturday during a fourth Test. (Source: Express File)

The BCCI on Saturday denied a Delhi Government accede to felicitate World Cup winners (1983 and 2011) from a state, along with former captain Bishan Singh Bedi, inside a Feroz Shah Kotla’s margin of play, observant that a designed rite would have disregarded norms.

The belligerent is now hosting a fourth Test between India and South Africa and a BCCI pronounced as per rules, a rite like this could not have been authorised in a margin of play in a center of a game.

Although a state supervision was giveaway to use any other partial of a ground, it refused to go forward after being denied a entrance to margin of play.

The Delhi supervision had intimated DDCA that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will be felicitating 10 stalwarts from a state. The list of players to be felicitated enclosed a names of Bishan Singh Bedi, Mohinder Amarnath, Madan Lal, Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir among others though a felicitation would have disregarded BCCI norms.

“The BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur sent an email that it would not concede any felicitation to be hold in a personification locus during a march of a Test match. The summary was conveyed around 10 pm during night. It settled that it can't concede anything inside a margin of play,” DDCA treasurer Ravinder Manchanda told PTI on Saturday.

When asked that Virender Sehwag was felicitated inside a personification area on a initial day, Manchanda clarified: “It was a BCCI function. This is a duty of a third celebration during an ICC-accredited match. So BCCI pronounced that zero can be finished inside a personification arena.”

“In fact, Mr Thakur pronounced that they could do it outward a personification locus during one of a Hill-side galleries though they refused. The DDCA had no purpose in a matter. We usually followed BCCI diktat. But during 8:35 am this morning, Delhi supervision sensitive that a programme is being cancelled.”
Bedi had already reached a track and was told about a cancellation.

“I took Bedi saab inside though after some time, he motionless to leave after meaningful about a cancellation,” Manchanda said.

“It’s not me though Delhi supervision that has been denied a privileges. we did not paint BCCI. Don’t wish to contend anything more,” Bedi said.

The some-more outspoken censor of DDCA Kirti Azad said: “I see a some-more sinister pattern in all this. The conditions has left from bad to worse. If this pierce had Shashank Manohar’s okay, afterwards we am contemptible to say, we am disappointed.”

However, there were a few issues that had also come in between conducting a programme.

“After Deputy CM Manish Sisodia checked a arrangements on Friday, we were told by another AAP personality (a counsel named Rahul Mehra) that Kejriwal would take a path of a track and they also demanded atmosphere time. Now a central broadcasters also authorised an atmosphere time between 9:05 am to 9:15 am.”

“But Police authorities pronounced that they can't concede CM to take a path of honour of a track as it could presumably lead to a parsimonious confidence situation. Also belligerent during a compare belongs to ICC compare arbitrate and BCCI,” Manchanda explained.