BCCI Sacked MCA ‘s Curator In Pune For Tampering With The Pitch!

Salgaonkar is a former fast bowler who played 63 First-Class matches and 5 List-A games claiming 214 and 4 wickets, respectively.

MCA, Pune, Cricket Ground, Pandurang Salgaonkar, BCCI, Maharashtra Cricket Association, Amitabh Chaudhary

In a shocking sting operation done by India Today, a curator of Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Ground, Pune got suspended by BCCI for being accused of ‘allowing people to tamper with the pitch.

Source: dna

Curator Pandurang Salgaonkar was caught red-handed saying to an undercover reporter disguised as a bookie. Pandurang was agreeing to tamper with the pitch to suit the requirements put forth by the reporter.

BCCI acting Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary told PTI,

Pandurang Salgaonkar has been suspended from the Maharashtra Cricket Association's curator's post with immediate effect

He further said,

The MCA has also suspended Salgaonkar from all other positions in the association. An inquiry Commission will also be constituted by MCA. At BCCI, we reiterate that we have zero tolerance towards any corrupt activity.

The curator also claimed that the pitch for the second ODI on Wednesday is expected to witness a run-fest and claimed that a target of 337 can be achieved.

Information source: huffingtonpost, hindustantimes

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