Three months after stepping down as the chief selector of the men’s Indian cricket team, former cricketer Chetan Sharma shared a tweet. Sharma received an unexpected exit as the chairman of the National Selection Committee after the sting operation. Sharma got included in a controversy after an Indian news channel released video footage of the former chief selector making a series of revelations about the Indian team.
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The former India cricketer and ex-Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chief selector shared a tweet that pulled the attention of netizens. “Life has been very tough so far. No hope from your near & dear. Hope Mata Rani bless me…..,” Sharma tweeted. While some people are mocking him, others are supporting him via sharing tweets.
Sharma created a ruckus in Indian cricket with his objectionable remarks. From openly discussing confidential selection matters to claiming that players were taking injections to facilitate their returns to the national side
Chetan Sharma’s allegations about Indian Cricket Team
In the TV sting, Sharma was seen opening up about an alleged ego clash between ex-BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and former India skipper Virat Kohli. He made it clear that Ganguly had asked Kohli to not quit as T20I captain in a video conference. Virat Kohli probably didn’t listen or know about it. The former Indian cricketer added that ‘Kohli tried to defame Ganguly in the media’ during his press conference (by deliberately speaking about the change in captaincy) ahead of the SA tour as he felt it was the former Indian skipper behind his ODI captaincy sacking. He also said, “Virat Kohli considered himself bigger than the game. He had a Clash with Sourav Ganguly over Ego Issues.”
“Indian Cricket Team players take injection & get 100% fit even if they’re 80% fit. These are not painkillers. These injections contain a drug which isn’t caught in dope test”, Chetan Sharma told Zee News.
According to a report filed by news agency ANI, Sharma’s resignation was accepted by BCCI secretary Jay Shah. His second stint as the chairman of selectors lasted less than two months.