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BCCI Set to Launch Thorough Investigation

BCCI Set to Launch Thorough Investigation

Wriddhiman Saha has obtained sturdy help from throughout. (AFP Photo)

Wriddhiman Saha has posted screenshot of a message he claims had been from a ‘revered journalist’ who threatened him for not giving an interview.

  • Last Updated:February 21, 2022, 10:25 IST

The Indian cricket board is predicted to launch an investigation into the allegations made by wicketkeeper-batter Wriddhiman Saha that he was threatened by a journalist for not accepting a request for an interview. Saha, on Saturday, shared a screenshot from the unnamed journalist who vowed to by no means interview the cricketer and wrote ‘I don’t take insults kindly’.

The challenge has blown right into a storm with a number of cricketers slamming the media particular person for ‘sense of entitlement’ with former India head coach Ravi Shastri urging BCCI president to step into the matter.

As per a report in The Times of India, the BCCI will examine “each single element of what Saha has mentioned within the interview and the tweet he shared is seemed into”.

The daily further quoted sources tracking the development as saying that  “Saha is a contracted cricketer of the BCCI. The onus is on the Board to not let its own player down. That aside, if there is any kind of a nexus at work here, one has to look into it.”

Meanwhile, Saha, after being dropped from India’s Test squad, in an interview claimed that he was given assurances by BCCI president Sourav Ganguly to not fear about something so long as he’s on the helm of affairs.

The 37-year-old Saha additionally revealed particulars of a discussions he had with Rahul Dravid through which the India head coach requested him to think about retirement.

Dravid, on his half has mentioned he’s not damage by the revelations and as an alternative mentioned Saha deserved the readability. “I’m really not damage in any respect. I’ve deep respect for Wriddhi and his achievements and his contribution to Indian cricket. My dialog got here from that place. I believe he deserved honesty and readability,” Dravid said on Sunday.

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