According to the chief selector, he is in constant contact with Indian captain Rohit Sharma and several of his teammates.
The former India cricketer revealed the behind-the-scenes events of the infamous fallout between former BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and Virat Kohli in exclusive sting operation on BCCI chief selector Chetan Sharma. The current selector also revealed that he is in constant contact with Indian captain Rohit Sharma and several of his teammates.
While the incumbent Indian selector shed light on the infamous spat between Sourav Ganguly and Virat Kohli, he made a bold remark suggesting that the panel of selectors ‘run the cricket in India’. He also claimed to be in constant contact with India’s all-format captain, Rohit Sharma, who he claims spends 30 minutes on the phone with the chief selector.
Sharma also claimed that the Indian players completely trust him and that he was recently visited at his home by several star first-team players, including Hardik Pandya, Umesh Yadav, and Deepak Hooda. The former cricketer’s comments on Indian players’ fitness also raised eyebrows, as he claimed that several Indian cricketers consult private doctors and declare themselves fit for selection ahead of major tournaments.
He claimed that several Indian players, who have not been named, receive ‘fake injections’ from private doctors. He claimed that it is a type of pain reliever that is not detected by anti-doping agencies, bringing up the contentious topic of doping in the Indian squad.