Amit Bhandari DDCA Senior Selection Chairman attacked by Unknown People
Former India fast bowler and DDCA senior selection committee chairman Amit Bhandari attacked by some unknown people. When the attack happened on Bhandari, he was present in the ongoing trial for the under-23 team. It is believed that after the selection of a cricketer, the cricketer’s acquaintances have attacked this on the Bhandari.
Former Indian fast bowlers and senior selection commissioner of DDCA Amit Bhandari on Monday attacked the under-23 team during the trial of the unknown persons. Bhandari has suffered head and ear injuries and taken to his partner Sukhwinder Singh Civil Lines, Sree Parmanand Hospital. The attackers escaped before police arrived. Delhi and District Cricket Association president Rajat Sharma said that the culprits will not be left out.
When this attack happened on Amit Bhandari, then he was present at St. Stephen Maidan Mori Gate of Delhi. Bhandari came in the ongoing trial for the Under-23 T20 tournament here. The T20 team was to be selected only after this trial. It is alleged that if a player was not selected in this trial, then angry with his selection, the player attacked Amit Bhandari with the hockey-rod and sticks in the trial match with his teammates. It is alleged that 4-5 boys were involved in this attack.
The trial match had to be stopped in the meantime. When the players participating in the match reached to stop the attack, the player threatened to shoot them also. Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Nupur Prasad said, “We are watching this matter and the case will be lodged after registering the victim’s statement.”
Rajat Sharma said, “We are taking the details of the incident. As far as I came to know that this is the work of an exempt player, who was not kept in the probables for the national Under-23 tournament. He said, “SHO of local police station has reached St Stephen’s ground and I have spoken to Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik myself. The culprits will not be spared. Anyone involved in this incident will be subjected to strict action. We will file an FIR. “
Rajat Sharma also visited Bhandari and went to the hospital. He said, ‘He is shocked and it is natural. Doctors said they would be kept under watch as a precaution for 24 hours. He said, “Those who attacked were making pressure on him to select a player who could not make the place in the Under-23 team on merit. Amit has claimed that an assailant threatened to have a revolver.
Senior and under-23 manager of Delhi, Shankar Saini said, “I was eating dinner with a partner inside the tent. Bhandari and other selectors were watching the trial match with senior team coach Mithun Manhas. ‘ They said, ‘Two people came and went to Bhandari. His stockman got a scathing debate and he immediately left. After this, 15 people brought hockey stick, iron rods and bicycle chains. ‘
They said, “Boys participating in the trial and we can save the Bhandari. They also threatened us and said that do not fall in it or shoot them. They hit Bhandari with hockey stick and rods. He is hurt in the head. ‘ When asked, whose work it may be, Saini said, ‘I was not there at that time when these two boys came to the storekeeper. When the Bhandari will give a statement to the police, only then will it be known. ‘ Delhi cricket is always surrounded by allegations of corruption and irregularities in selection in various age groups.