Former India Cricketer Amit Bhandari Attacked, Admitted To Hospital – NDTV Sports activities
Amit Bhandari was attacked on Monday afternoon on the St Stephen’s Floor. © AFP
Former India cricketer and Delhi and District Cricket Affiliation chairman of senior choice committee Amit Bhandari was attacked in New Delhi’s Kashmere Gate space on Monday afternoon on the St Stephen’s Floor, the place the trials of the Below-23 staff had been happening. The attackers had been suspected to be U-23 aspirants who reportedly weren’t chosen within the staff. Bhandari is reportedly admitted within the Sant Parmanand Hospital after receiving accidents on his head and legs. Amit Bhandari, who additionally runs a cricket academy in New Delhi, is out of hazard.
Bhandari was attacked with iron rods and hockey sticks on the trials earlier than being rushed to a hospital by his co-selector Sukhvinder Singh. The goons fled the spot earlier than the police may arrive.
The incident happened in north Delhi space at round 1 pm throughout trials for the Below-23 Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
“Round 1 pm, two-three gamers got here to him (Bhandari) and began hitting him with a bat on his head. He was bleeding and was rushed to hospital,” a DDCA official advised ANI.
“The choice committee was deciding on gamers for Mushtaq Ali Trophy choice. One rejected participant got here to him and questioned why he was not chosen. Then he began beating him (Bhandari). First he used his fingers, then used a persist with assault,” DCP Nupur Prasad advised reporters.
“Allow us to wait what medical doctors should say. We now have not bought any assertion. As soon as we get it, we will probably be clear on the info,” Prasad added.
.Bhandari bought seven stitches for cuts on his legs and head.
Nonetheless Bhandari after the assault mentioned, “I’ve given my assertion to the police. I’ve given them the rationale of choice and the names (of attackers) as effectively.”
(With inputs from Mukesh Singh Sengar and ANI)