Cricketer who assaulted Delhi leader selector Amit Bhandari to be banned for existence

Press Trust of India

Amit Bhandari attack case: The U-23 cricketer who assaulted the DDCA leader selector is all set to be banned for existence, says affiliation president Rajat Sharma.

Amit Bhandari, Delhi cricket

Delhi leader selector Amit Bhandari was once assaulted with hockey sticks and cricket bats. (Reuters document Photograph)


  • DDCA leader selector Amit Bhandari was once crushed up via an U-23 cricketer and his accomplices
  • The U-23 cricketer Anuj Dedha attacked Bhandari was once no longer settling on him for a match
  • DDCA president Rajat Sharma stated Dedha “merits exemplary punishment”

The Delhi & Districts Cricket Affiliation (DDCA) is all set to impose existence ban on U-23 cricketer Anuj Dedha, who had bodily assaulted former India pacer Amit Bhandari for no longer settling on him within the state U-23 aspect.

Senior variety committee chairman Bhandari was once attacked via Dedha and his employed goons on the St Stephen’s flooring on Monday when he was once observing a warm-up sport of the senior Delhi crew getting ready for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

Dedha together with 15 others attacked Bhandari with hockey sticks, cricket bats and rods and the previous pacer sustained accidents on his brow and different frame portions.

He was once taken to health center and therefore discharged after remedy whilst Delhi Police arrested Dedha. He’s these days beneath police custody.

DDCA president Rajat Sharma advised PTI that there might be a gathering hung on Wednesday to come to a decision the quantum of punishment. He stated as of now, existence ban on Dedha appeared an insignificant formality.

“We’ve got a gathering the next day to come however as our former captain Gautam Gambhir has advised, I believe there is not any different possibility left with the exception of enforcing a existence ban in this guy Anuj Dedha. No matter he has accomplished, he best merits exemplary punishment,” Sharma advised PTI on Tuesday.

The DDCA president knowledgeable that he has summoned all age team selectors in addition to some outstanding former cricketers for a gathering.

“We wish to speak about variety problems however I need to guarantee all selectors that they will have to proceed to fearlessly make a selection aspects. I’m with them. I’ve met the Lt Governor Anil Baijal and asked him to invite the police government to probe all angles. I wish to know if there may be any deep rooted conspiracy on this assault,” Sharma added.

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