Wasim Jaffer resigned as coach of Uttarakhand group citing “interference and bias of selectors and CAU office-bearers” and “promoting non-deserving players.” The Cricket Affiliation of Uttarakhand (CAU) group supervisor, Navneet Mishra alleged that coach Wasim Jaffer was making religion-based alternatives and introduced ‘maulavis’ to the dressing room thus breaching the principles of the bio-bubble.
Amid this controversy, some CAU officers met the Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat to debate this matter. After the assembly the CM has ordered a probe within the matter. A media coordinator for CM mentioned: “On Saturday evening, CM had met a few officials of CAU at his residence who apprised him of the matter. After listening to them, he ordered an inquiry in the whole matter. Once the inquiry report comes, he would take the required action.”
He didn’t give any extra particulars concerning the concern nor any details about who could be a part of this inquiry.
CAU secretary Mahim Verma had mentioned, “Jaffer had been promoting players from a particular community and brought a Muslim cleric among the players for Friday prayers.” However these allegations had been rubbished by Jaffer in an explaination he gave on Twitter.
Right here is Jaffer’s explaination:
He had mentioned that he beneficial Jay Bista in opposition to Iqbal Abdullah for the group’s captaincy and in addition that he resigned resulting from ‘bias’ of selectors that led to the choice of “non-deserving players”. However relating to the allegations of inviting a maulvi within the dressing room, Jaffer mentioned that it was Uttarakhand bowler Iqbal Abdullah’s thought to take action. Iqbal additionally agreed with Jaffer and mentioned that he had taken the permission from the group supervisor beforehand.
Rahul Gandhi had hinted at this matter in his tweet the place he wrote: “In the last few years, hate has been normalised so much that even our beloved sport cricket has been marred by it. India belongs to all of us. Do not let them dismantle our unity.”
Ex-cricketers, Anil Kumble and Irfan Pathan spoke on this matter and confirmed their solidarity with Wasim Jaffer.