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MPCA officials walk out of T-20 World Cup Trophy preview ceremony

Thursday July 12, 2012 06:06:50 PM, Pervez Bari, ummid.com


Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association, (MPCA), senior officials irked by the ill treatment walked out of the preview ceremony of the ICC World Twenty-20 2012 trophy in Indore on Wednesday wherein Indian batting maestro Virendra Sehwag unveiled the trophy.

Expressing resentment over their alleged neglect at the T-20 Trophy preview event, functionaries of MPCA boycotted when they were not called to the dais by the organisers during the preview ceremony of the trophy.

It may be mentioned here that the T-20 world cup trophy preview ceremony was organized by the Reliance Communication, the global partner of the tournament in a function at Hotel Radisson Blue. Though the organisers had invited senior officials of the MPCA to the preview ceremony, however, not a single official of the MPCA was called on the stage. MPCA former and present functionaries including Dr. M. K. Bhargava, Narendra Menon, Naresh Punjabi etc. went outside the hall of the five-star hotel when star attraction Virendra Sehwag along with other dignitaries were called to the dais.

Those others who were called on the stage during the preview ceremony included Madhya Pradesh Industries & IT Minister and Indore Division Cricket Association, (IDCA), president Kailash Vijayvargiya, Bhopal Division Cricket Association president, (BDCA), Dhruv Narayan Singh and Madhya Pradesh Olympic Association, (MPOA), president Ramesh Mendola besides senior officials of the Reliance Communication. This apparently angered the MPCA officials and they boycotted the event by leaving the function mid-way.

Later reacting to boycott of the event by the MPCA officials, Vijayvergiya reportedly said MPCA should have a bigger heart as it was the event of Reliance where he was invited as a guest. "It was the company's prerogative whom to call to the dais", he added.

Meanwhile, speaking on the occasion, Sehwag said he was very happy to be a part of T-20 World Cup trophy preview ceremony in Indore. "We are sincerely looking forward to the next T-20 World Cup to be played in Sri Lanka in September, October this year", Sehwag said adding: "it was because of love and support of the countrymen that we had been able to won the World Cup last year and I do hope that India would repeat its world cup feat again and would be able to win the next T-20 World Cup in Sri Lanka.

IDCA president Kailash Vijayvargiya while describing Sehwag an explosive Indian batsman said that on a day he can demolish any fearsome bowling attack in the world. He hoped that with likes of Sehwag in the Indian team, India would be able to win the next T-20 World Cup in Sri Lanka.

Reliance Communications, which is global partner of the sporting event, scheduled to begin in Sri Lanka from September 18, exhibited the trophy at various places across the city under the slogan 'Again Win India'.

It may be recalled here that India has been the winner of the first session of the T-20 World Cup. Thereafter, second and third session of the T-20 World Cup had been won by Pakistan and England respectively. Now, India is looking forward to repeat its T-20 World Cup feat once again in the fourth session of the tournament in Sri Lanka under the leadership of Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

(pervezbari@eth.net)




 




 

 

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