President of the Indian Cricketers' Association (ICA), Ashok Malhotra has positioned some calls for earlier than the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). These embrace pension for ex-players enjoying lower than 25 first-class matches, pension for widows of former cricketers, elevating medical insurance coverage from 5 lakhs to 1 million and handing over cash of useful funds to Manoj Prabhakar. The ban imposed on Prabhakar for match fixing resulted in 2005.
Malhotra mentioned that now the time has come for the BCCI to pay attention to their calls for as the previous aged gamers can not wait eternally. Malhotra was accused by ICA administrators of constructing public statements with out consulting them and speaking to the BCCI on necessary matters associated to the gamers' affiliation. <! –
'Old age gamers can't all the time wait'
Malhotra advised PTI-language, 'It has been virtually ten months (after Sourav Ganguly-led BCCI took over) however nothing has been achieved for the previous gamers. The ICA has been fashioned for the welfare of former cricketers and lots of of them have turned 70 years outdated. They can't wait eternally. ''
He mentioned, 'I request the BCCI to look into the calls for once more. The BCCI Apex Council consists of three former cricketers (Ganguly and ICA representatives Shanta Rangaswamy and Anshuman Gaikwad). I consider they perceive the issues of former cricketers. Four conferences (of the highest council) have been held however nothing has been achieved thus far.
New video despatched to Malhotra's ICA members has created controversy
The new video despatched to Malhotra's ICA members has created controversy by which he mentioned that he was not fearful in regards to the present administrative mess in home cricket and Bihar cricket.
He mentioned, 'I solely mentioned that his concern is in regards to the welfare of ICA and former cricketers. Being the ICA President, it’s pure. What have we achieved within the final ten months. He did nothing besides increase cash for the previous cricketers affected by Kovid-19.
According to the suggestions of the Lodha Committee appointed from the Supreme Court, for the primary time in India, the ICA, the gamers' union, has been fashioned. Earlier this yr, the BCCI gave a grant of two crore rupees for conducting its operations.