Former Check allrounder Kirti Azad has raised objections on the method by which the Delhi and District Cricket Affiliation (DDCA) gave “an undeserving company” the contract for offering the taking part in apparel. In a communication to the DDCA president Rajat Sharma, Azad alleged that the involved firm had been awarded a contract for ₹45 lakh with out correct process.
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“Recently, a contract for cricket attire has been given to a newly set-up company for approx ₹45 lakh. Three vendors were called and a so-called best price was arrived at. I understand that no tender was called and the tendering guidelines were flouted. It seems that one director took great pains to give a certificate to a new company ahead of several established companies,” Azad identified to Sharma.
In an earlier mail to the DDCA, Azad had expressed disappointment on the method by which the two-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) had gone about its job of selecting the coaches in varied age-categories for the forthcoming season.
Azad had identified a couple of circumstances of gamers not from Delhi being appointed as selectors. He additionally highlighted examples of gamers with a Battle of Curiosity situation stepping into varied posts as selectors or coaches.
In reply to all of the allegations by Azad, Sharma had assured, “I have forwarded your concerns and suggestions to the CAC. You will appreciate that all cricket-related decisions are being taken by the CAC consisting of internationally acclaimed cricketers, as per the Supreme Court guidelines and new constitution. I am sure they will address the issues raised by you in your mail.”