Maharashtra State Sports activities Commissioner Omprakash Bakoria has written to the BCCI looking for “strict motion” in opposition to India U-19 World Cup-winning member Rajvardhan Hangargekar for age fraud. In a letter dated February 8, Bakoria wrote to BCCI secretary Jay Shah that the pacer had altered his beginning date from January 10, 2001 to November 10, 2002 and was thus over-age when he competed within the recently-concluded U-19 World Cup.
“The conduct of Mr Rajvardhan Hangangekar is in opposition to the sports activities integrity and ethics. It deprives truthful play and outcomes into damages to the repute of the nation. Due to this fact, you might be requested to take strict motion in accordance with the legislation,” Bakoria wrote.
The letter has additionally been marked to secretary of Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation Riyaz Bagban.
Bakoria additional wrote, “As per the inquiry and the report, it reveals that Mr Rajvardhan Hangargekar has began his tutorial profession from Terna Public Faculty, Osmanabad. It’s ruled by the college code prescribed by the Authorities of Maharashtra.” “On the time of admission of Rajvardhan Hangargekar in 1st commonplace at Terna Public Faculty (main division) Osmanabad, the date of beginning is supplied as 10/01/2001. The varsity file speaks that the beginning date of Mr Rajvardhan Hangagekar as much as seventh commonplace is recorded as 10/01/2001.” The commissioner alleged that the college made “unauthorised corrections” to Hangargekar’s beginning date.
“As per the final register maintained by the Terna Public Faculty, Osmanabad, his beginning date is 10/01/2001. It seems unauthorised corrections (had been) made by the Head Grasp and his beginning date is recorded as 10/11/2002 on the time of recent utility for eighth commonplace.” “If the headmaster requires any corrections within the beginning date, it’s essential to take prior permission of the schooling officer of the involved district. Nevertheless, no such permission has been taken for making modifications within the beginning date of Mr Rajvardhan Hangargekar.
“Due to this fact mentioned corrections are made in extra of energy and quantity to dishonest and forgery in authorities data,” the senior IAS officer said.
Final week, Hangargekar was purchased by Chennai Tremendous Kings for Rs 1.5 crore on the IPL 2022 mega public sale.
“On the premise of the fabricated file, Mr Rajvardhan Hangargekar appears to have secured a place within the nationwide staff of India. As per the report of Chief Government Officer (IAS) Zilla Parishad, Osmanabad, the beginning date of mentioned participant is 10/01/2001 and subsequently, he has accomplished 21 years of age on the time of the event.
“Regardless of of the actual fact, he has secured a place within the U19 staff collaborating within the ICC (U-19) World Cup 2022.” The PTI tried to contact Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation secretary Bagban and Hangargekar for a response, however each couldn’t be reached.
Earlier Manjot Karla, who struck a match-winning century within the closing of 2018 U-19 World Cup, was banned for 2 years from taking part in for Delhi, for age fraud.
In September 2011, Maharashtra’s Ankit Bawne was faraway from India U-19 squad after the date of beginning in his passport didn’t match with the one in his beginning certificates and the BCCI data. PTI NRB APA AH
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