Rinku Singh suspended by BCCI
The Kolkata Knight Riders batsman participated in an unauthorised T20 tournament in Abu Dhabi, with his suspension removing him from the India squad playing a multi-day game against Sri Lanka on May 31
India A cricketer Rinku Singh suspended
As per the BCCI, Rinku Singh did not seek permission from the board before taking part in the T20 league hence directly violating the BCCI rules and regulations. “As per the BCCI norms, a player registered with the board cannot play in any tournaments abroad without its permission. Rinku Singh therefore has been suspended with immediate effect for a period of three months starting June 1, 2019. He has been removed from the current India ‘A’ squad set to play a multi-day game against Sri Lanka ‘A’ starting May 31, 2019.
Rinku’s suspension starts June 1, BCCI had let go veteran all-rounder Irfan Pathan with a warning for putting his name in Caribbean Premier League (CPL) draft without parent body’s prior permission before withdrawal.
Similarly, no action was taken against former India U-19 captain Anuj Rawat for playing unsanctioned T20 league in Mauritius with Pakistani cricketers of dubious credibility.Rinku has also been a part of Kolkata Knight Riders for the past two seasons and it was learnt that he played in the unsanctioned league after the IPL got over.
India A cricketer Rinku Singh suspended by BCCI for three months
It has been brought to the notice of the that First-class cricketer from Uttar Pradesh and India A player Rinku Singh participated in an unauthorized T20 tournament in Abu Dhabi,” BCCI issued a statement.