Former India seamer Irfan Pathan on Tuesday threw his weight behind Deepak Hooda after the participant stormed out of Baroda camp alleging misbehaviour by skipper Krunal Pandya, saying such incidents can have “adverse results” on a participant.
Hooda, who has performed 46 first-class matches, was miffed on the behaviour of Pandya, who has additionally represented India, throughout the latest camp for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
“Through the troublesome occasions of this pandemic whereby psychological well being of a participant is of utmost significance as they have to remain in a bio-bubble in addition to hold themselves targeted on the sport, such incidents could have adverse results on a participant and must be prevented,” Pathan mentioned in an announcement.
Through the troublesome occasions of this pandemic whereby psychological well being of a participant is of utmost significance as they have to remain in a bio-bubble in addition to hold themselves targeted on the sport, such incidents could have adverse results on a participant and must be prevented.#MentalHealth pic.twitter.com/n3V2kKeO4G
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) January 12, 2021
Expressing shock over the incident involving the 2 gamers forward of the event, Pathan urged the Baroda Cricket Affiliation (BCA) to look into the matter.
“Requesting all of the members of the BCA to look into this and condemn such actions since they don’t seem to be good for the sport of cricket,” he mentioned.
Hooda had left the Baroda camp on the eve of the nationwide T20 championship.
Pathan, who performed 29 Exams and 120 ODIs, additionally slammed the BCA for “overlooking” promising gamers.
“Being an ex-captain of Baroda and having mentored many kids, I perceive how vital it’s to have a harmonious setting the place gamers can really feel secure, play freely and provides their greatest for the workforce,” the 36-year-old said.
“If what I have heard concerning the Deepak Hooda episode is true, it’s certainly stunning and disheartening. No participant must be handled like this,” added the previous left-arm seamer within the assertion which he posted on Twitter.
Pathan, who was a part of the 2007 T20 World Cup-winning workforce, spoke about younger gamers being missed by BCA regardless of performing in recent times.
“Within the latest previous, there have been episodes whereby the deserving younger abilities who have carried out effectively and are below the age of 30 have been missed for choice.
“Additionally, the likes of Aditya Waghmode, who was the best run-scorer for the Baroda workforce within the final season of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, scoring 364 runs and Swapnil Singh, who had all-round efficiency, scoring 216 runs and took 10 wickets, have been missed,” he mentioned.