Sulakshan Kulkarni rejects Mumbai's work | Cricket Information


MUMBAI: Though there may be little time left for the brand new nationwide season to start, Mumbai's cricket has plunged right into a disaster. On Tuesday evening, Sulakshan Kulkarni, who was elected as the brand new coach of the Mumbai senior workforce by the Cricket Enchancment Committee (CIC) led by Dilip Vengsarkar of the Mumbai Cricket Affiliation (MCA), refused to just accept the work after disagreeing with the ad-hoc committee on a collection of contractual points.

“As we speak I had a gathering with the members of the ad-hoc committee on numerous controversial points in my contract. Below the contract, I used to be solely supposed to present me Rs 14 lakhs, whereas the MCA promised me to educate the senior workforce Rs 24 lakhs. It is because they advised me that the contract would begin solely from August 16, whereas I advised the CIC that I used to be prepared to affix earlier than June 1. I stored ready for my formal appointment and the MCA contract, and within the meantime, I made a decision to coach the workforce for a event in England, "Kulkarni advised TOI, earlier than giving particulars on different factors.

"Below the contract, all MCA workforce trainers are alleged to serve a minimal of eight hours of service at BKC services. That is unacceptable not just for me, however for all different coaches. They’ve decreased the allocation per recreation per day from Rs 10,000 per day, which I obtained as coach of Mumbai in 2011, to Rs 5,000 now.The variety of days the coach could also be on paid go away has been decreased from 60 to 15. All these factors had been unacceptable for me, "stated the previous Mumbai wicket participant, who skilled Mumbai for the Ranji Trophy title within the 2012-13 season. The 52-year-old has additionally skilled Vidarbha and Chattisgarh previously.

“The choice to nominate me as coach of Mumbai was taken by a committee (CIC) that had two former gamers from India, Vengsarkar and Karsan Ghavri, who’ve performed 155 exams between them. It was an amazing honor and a praise to me. Sadly, this advert hoc committee, which doesn’t actually have a single cricketer from Division "A" in its ranks, overturned what is basically a cricket choice, with out respecting the stature of those former cricketers, "stated Kulkarni .

The MCA will now need to discover a coach for the senior workforce, the primary event of the season, the Vijay Hazare Trophy, which can start on September 24. There may be not a lot time left. TOI tried to talk with a few MCA officers, however they didn’t reply the calls. MCA sources stated Kulkarni has requested for a few days earlier than reversing. Kulkarni, nevertheless, denied it.


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