Bihar Cricket Association (BCA) has urged the BCCI to make arrangements for clearing its players dues who has been a part of various tournaments which are organized by the BCCI.
BCA Secretary Aditya Verma has wrote his letter to the BCCI secretary Jay Shah & said, “Due to Corona the entire world is facing lots of problems mainly financial crisis. Now, I am coming on the main point, BCA is an affiliated unit of BCCI, lot of Jr and Sr men’s and women’s cricketer of Bihar played Jr and Sr Cricket tournament including Ranji trophy conducted by the BCCI last year but sorry to say, the present office-bearers of BCA did not pay a single paisa to Cricket players of Bihar neither they paid TA, DA, or their match fees.”
Aditya Verma blamed the BCA office bearers for the mismanagement of the funds allocated by the BCCI for distributing the match fees & other allowances among the players who participated in the tournaments organized by the BCCI.
“What is the Reason behind this BCCI knows very well. The present body has been divided in several groups. In the month of last September BCCI grant Rs 11 Crore to BCA, Patna in the tenure of COA, very surprisingly the past and present officials of BCA had spent more than 9 crores till today but did not pay TA, DA to single players of Bihar this is disgusting,” the letter read.
He further highlighted the plight of players coming from Bihar he said that cricketers from Bihar comes from family backgrounds & are facing difficulties without pay in the current pandemic situation.
“Many cricketers belong to an average middle-class family their families also facing a financial crisis due to Corona. My humble request to you to kindly make an arrangement to clear the genuine demand of players who represent the state in the BCCI tournaments. In the meantime, BCCI constitute a committee and direct them to shortlist the participant players list and clear their dues as soon as possible. In the period of COVID-19 it is my kind request to young and energetic Secretary of Indian Cricket Board,” Verma concluded.