Vijay Hazare Trophy: MCA could approach BCCI over ‘unfair’ rule after rain forces Mumbai ouster

first_imgVijay Hazare Trophy: MCA could approach BCCI over ‘unfair’ rule after rain forces Mumbai ousterChhattisgarh, who had won five out of their eight games in Group A, were declared winner in the quarterfinal on the basis of more number of victories than Mumbai.advertisement Press Trust of India MumbaiOctober 21, 2019UPDATED: October 21, 2019 22:29 IST Mumbai batsman Yashasvi Jaiswal (PTI Photo)The Mumbai Ranji team will ask the state cricket association to discuss with the BCCI the “unfair” rules that cut short their Vijay Hazare campaign despite dominating the quarterfinal against Chhattisgarh.Chhattisgarh were declared winner in the quarterfinal on the basis of more number of victories than Mumbai during the league phase as the match could not be completed due to rain in Bengaluru.Chhattisgarh had won five out of their eight games in Group A while Mumbai had managed four victories.A member of the Mumbai support staff expressed displeasure over the current rules.”Yes definitely we will make a demand. This was unfair,” the member told PTI on condition on anonymity.”How should the performance in the league stage matter in the knock-out stages. Every day is a new day. Else, a good team goes out in this fashion,” the member said, adding “else this thing would continue.”After Mumbai bowlers restricted Chhattisgarh to 190 for six in 45.4 overs, they were set a revised target of 195 from 35 overs.Mumbai were going all guns blazing at 95 for no loss in 11.3 overs with young Yashasvi Jaiswal batting on 60 and Aditya Tare on 31. However, the skies opened up and the match was abandoned, ending Mumbai’s topsy-turvy campaign.As per rules, Mumbai needed to bat a minimum of 20 overs to get a result in this game. But as the game was abandoned and thus Chhattisgarh qualified.”We will discuss the issue. We will first see whether in the Duckworth Lewis method, do we qualify with our score (from where the match was called off). If we would have qualified, then we will write to the Board about it,” a senior MCA official said.advertisementHe, however, also said both the teams knew the rules before going into the tournament.Also see:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byNitin Kumar Tags :Follow Vijay Hazare TrophyFollow MCA Nextlast_img read more

Keep your New India to yourself return Old India to us says

first_imgNew Delhi: Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad said in the Upper House Monday that the present government can keep its New India to itself and return the Old India to the people of the country. “In Old India, there was no enmity, no anger, hate, lynchings. In this New India, man has become man’s enemy. Give us that India where Hindu Muslim Sikh Christian live peacefully and are ready to give their life for each other,” he said. On Jharkhand lynching case, Azad said, “Jharkhand has become a factory of lynching and violence. Dalits and Muslims are killed there every week. PM, we are with you in the fight of ‘Sabka saath sabka vikas’ but it should be there for people to see it. We can’t see it anywhere.” Also Read – IAF receives its first Rafale fighter jet from France Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Monday introduced the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal introduced the Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in Lok Sabha. Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to introduce the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019 today, the sixth working day of the ongoing Monsoon session of Parliament. On the other hand, Rajya Sabha MPs Monday raised the issue of growing drinking water crisis in different parts of the country and demanded immediate interventions such as inter-linking of rivers and rain water harvesting to recharge ground water table. Raising the issue through a Zero Hour mention, Satyanarayan Jatiya (BJP) said parts of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Karnataka have traditionally faced water crisis but now the problem has extended to fresh areas.with inputs of The Indian Expresslast_img read more