Favouritism continues in J&K U-19 team as an ‘unknown’ player gets call-up

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After already being criticized for the unfair selection, JKCA U-19 selectors on Tuesday added three players including a player who didn’t even appear in trials to the U-19 squad, leading to huge hues and cries amongst the players.

File Pic J&K U-19 team

File Pic J&K U-19 team

Before the start of last as well, a blue-eyed candidate was included in the squad though after KSW reported about the incident, he was immediately sent back. Meanwhile, in the latest change, an unknown face who has wasn’t even in the shortlist and had just attended trials at last stage has been brought into the team, “The guy didn’t appear in the main trials, following which shortlist was announced. He though was called to Jammu just some days before the trials ended. Honestly speaking, he doesn’t even known how to hold a cricket bat and ball but wow to our U-19 selectors,” a player who was also part of the trials told KSW. Reportedly, the player has some personal connection with one of the selectors, “His father is friend of one of the selectors and it directly says the story. It’s absolutely disgusting,” another player who belongs to the same place where this player does, said.

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