Printed on: Nov 24, 2021
The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) treasurer Arun Dhumal has clarified that the Board has not given any directions to its gamers over the form of meals to devour. He mentioned that they haven’t any position in deciding the group’s menu and the gamers are free to decide on what they wish to eat.
An argument erupted after claims that BCCI had launched a brand new dietary plan for the group as per which gamers had been instructed to not have pork or beef. Studies additionally claimed that the BCCI requested the gamers devour solely halal meat. The studies alleging the above went viral on social media with many criticizing the cricket board for selling halal meat.
Dhumal, nevertheless, dismissed all studies and instructed India As we speak, “This (eating regimen plan) has by no means been mentioned and won’t be enforced. I don’t know when this determination was taken or if it was. So far as I do know, we by no means issued any tips associated to eating regimen plans. So far as meals habits are involved, it’s the particular person selection of gamers, BCCI has no position in it.”
Explaining that this ‘halal’ factor could have occurred on any participant’s suggestions in some unspecified time in the future in time, he additional elaborated, “For instance, if a participant says he doesn’t eat beef and if a international group comes then the meals shouldn’t be blended. This halal problem has by no means been delivered to BCCI’s consideration.
The BCCI doesn’t advise any of its gamers what to eat and what to not eat. Gamers are free to decide on their very own meals. Whether or not they wish to be vegetarian, it’s their selection, whether or not they wish to be vegan, it’s their selection, whether or not they wish to be non-vegetarian, it’s their selection,” he added.
In the meantime, India are all set to tackle New Zealand within the first Check of the two-match collection, beginning November 25 in Kanpur. India clinched the recently-concluded T20I collection 3-0.
–By A Cricket Correspondent