Baroda all-rounder Deepak Hooda has been pulled up for ‘misconduct’ and ‘strolling away from duty’ by the CEO of the state cricket association on Sunday. A day earlier, Hooda had written to the Baroda Cricket Association (BCA) to tell them about his unavailability as a result of captain Krunal Pandya had repeatedly abused him in front of different players and stopped him from training. Hooda has stepped out the bio-bubble since.
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In an e-mail to Hooda, BCA chief govt officer (CEO) Shishir Hattangadi stated the problem of Hooda strolling out of the team, although he was vice-captain, and going to the media could be taken up with the Board of Management for Cricket in India and the IPL governing council.
“There is no such thing as a team that doesn’t have variations however to stroll away and discuss to the media giving only your aspect of the story is a case of looking for unwarranted publicity and placing self earlier than the sport,” Hattangadi wrote within the e-mail to Hooda. The CEO additionally talked about that he had had a word with the IPL team Hooda performs for (Kings XI Punjab).
“I’ve had a chat along with your franchisee, and I’ve sufficient motive to decipher that we are going to ensure that we write to the BCCI of your misconduct… After the suggestions from the team administration (and others) I’ve the motive to consider we’ll take up this matter as severely throughout the affiliation as we’ll with the BCCI and the IPL Governing Council.” Hooda’s dedication to the team was additionally questioned within the e-mail.
“By strolling away from a duty of vice-captaincy and leaving the team due to a distinction you’ve got despatched out a message that you just maintain your self above the team and that embodies your angle and dedication to your team,” the e-mail said.
“As an affiliation and being custodians of this sport, we’ll comply with zero-tolerance coverage on points. After suggestions from the workforce administration (and others) I’ve the motive to consider we’ll take up this matter as severely throughout the affiliation as we’ll with the BCCI and the IPL governing council,” Hattangadi, a former Mumbai batsman additional, wrote.
On Saturday, in an e-mail despatched to BCA, Hooda made a series of allegations in opposition to Pandya.
“At this second, I’m demoralised, depressed and beneath stress… at the very least from a final couple of days, my team captain Mr Kurnal Pandiya is utilizing abusing language to me in entrance of my teammates and likewise different states’ groups who’ve come for participation at Reliance Stadium Vadodara,” Hooda, who represented Kings XI Punjab within the IPL wrote.
Additional elaborating he wrote: “At this time I used to be practising in nets and doing my preparation for tomorrow’s sport with the permission of Head Coach. Then Krunal got here in nets and began misbehaving (dangerous) language with me. I advised him that I’m doing my preparation with the permission of the Head coach. He advised me that ‘I’m the captain, Who’s the pinnacle coach? I’m the general of Baroda workforce’. Then he stopped my follow displaying his Dada Giri.”
Hooda alleged that Pandya has been attempting to tug him down and likewise warned him that he would guarantee he didn’t play for Baroda once more.