Conflict in Kerala cricket team; Demands replacement of captain
Kozhikode: A conflict has surfaced within the team, against Kerala Cricket team captain Sachin Baby, who sailed the team to the quarter finals of Ranji Trophy for the first time in history. Other players in the team has demanded that Sachin should be replaced before the commencement of next season. The letter in this regard signed by 13 players has been handed over to the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA).
The players have noted in the letter that the captain’s attitude towards the players is detrimental to the success of the team. They have also said that Sachin Baby is selfish, arrogant, temperamental and behaves in an authoritarian style all the time. They also allege that the captain takes the credit when the team wins and puts the blame on others when the team loses.
The letter was addressed to the secretary of KCA and was signed by Abhishek Mohan, Akshay KC, Asif KM, Fabid Farooque, Jagadeesh VA, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Nidheesh MD, Ralphi VG, Rohan Prem, Sandeep Warrier, Sanju Samson, Salman Nizar and Sijomon Joseph.
Though the names of Rahul P and Vishnu Vinod also are added, they have not signed it. Meanwhile, KCA clarified that they will take a decision in this regard after Captain Thimmappiah Memorial KSCA Trophy in Bengaluru.
Letter sent to KCA