New Delhi : Delhi’s senior state team began its training after a four-day break at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium but three selectors Nikhil Chopra, Atul Wassan and Robin Singh Junior were not present to check out on the players with the team set to be selected within two days.
Delhi is set to play Rajasthan at Wayanad from November 21 which will also be Shikhar Dhawan’s comeback match. It was learnt that Chopra had fever but some in the DDCA found it strange that not even one among the three turned up.
“It is not mandatory for the selectors to come at the training session. But yes, it is always better to watch the practice sessions rather than procure second hand information from coaches and support staff. Atleast one should have been present,” a senior DDCA official told PTI. The Delhi team has had its spate of injuries. However all the medium pacers including Sumit Narwal and Navdeep Saini are fit to play. Pradeep Sangwan and Parvinder Awana along with Vikas Tokas also hit the straps under the watchful eyes of coch KP Bhaskar.
The other thing that has hit the team hard is the recent demonitization as the association finds it difficult to provide the players with adequate valid currency.