Former India Cricketer Amit Bhandari Attacked, Admitted To Hospital


The former Indian cricketer and the chairman of the senior selection committee Amit Bhandari of Delhi and the District Cricket Association were attacked in the Kashmere Gate area of ​​New Delhi on Monday afternoon at the San Esteban camp, where they were taking out the tests of the Sub-23 team. It was suspected that the attackers were sub-23 aspirants who were reportedly not selected on the team. It is reported that Bhandari is admitted to the Sant Parmanand Hospital after receiving head and leg injuries. Amit Bhandari, who also runs a cricket academy in New Delhi, is out of danger. Handari was attacked with iron bars and hockey sticks in the trials before being taken to a hospital by her co-selector Sukhvinder Singh. The thugs left the place before the police could arrive. The incident took place in the northern area of ​​Delhi around 1 pm during the trials of the Mushtaq Ali Sub-23 trophy.

“Around 1 pm, two or three players approached him (Bhandari) and started hitting him with a bat on the head, he was bleeding and he was rushed to the hospital,” a DDCA official told ANI.

“The selection committee was selecting players for the selection of the Mushtaq Ali Trophy.” A rejected player approached him and asked him why he had not been selected, then he began to beat him (Bhandari), first using his hands and then using a stick. to attack”. DCP Nupur Prasad told reporters.

“We hope what the doctors have to say, we do not have any statement, and once we get it, we will be clear about the facts,” Prasad added.

.Bhandari got seven points for cuts on his legs and head.

However, Bhandari after the attack said: “I have given my statement to the police, I have given them the reason for the selection and also the names (of the attackers).”