Indian Express – By:
PTI | Published: April 20, 2018 1:59:22 BCCI is all set to issue a diktat for Indian Railways, sating that only permanent employees will be allowed to play in the Board’s U-19 tournament – Cooch Behar Trophy.

Summary

  • By: PTI | Published: April 20, 2018 1:59:22 BCCI is all set to issue a diktat for Indian Railways, sating that only permanent employees will be allowed to play in the Board’s U-19 tournament – Cooch Behar Trophy.
  • There is a distinct possibility that Indian sports’ biggest recruiters will have to disband their U-19 team if the BCCI technical committee recommendation is ratified by the general body.
  • During a recent technical committee meeting in Kolkata, its members found that Railways is the only BCCI unit whose junior team (U-19) comprised children of employees.
  • “The technical committee has recommended that from now on, any institutional unit taking part in any BCCI tournament (age-group to senior level tournament) can only select employees,” a senior BCCI official and technical committee member told PTI on Friday.
  • When the BCCI official was apprised of Railways’ problem, he said: “We are not for once saying that employees’ kids can’t be talented.


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