Former Indian pacer Venkatesh Prasad has made fairly a status for himself over the previous few months as somebody who would not mince his phrases whereas criticizing gamers on social media.
Whereas he obtained a little bit of stick up to now for having a go at cricketers, Prasad has began to voice his opinion towards the BCCI along with his oblique digs and blunt statements and that has obtained assist of some followers.
On that observe, let’s check out three events the place Venkatesh Prasad brazenly criticized the BCCI:
#3 Reserve Day fiasco
There was a number of uproar amongst followers when reviews emerged that simply the India vs Pakistan conflict within the Tremendous 4 stage of the Asia Cup would have a reserve day and never the opposite clashes.
Venkatesh Prasad took to X and expressed his opinion by explaining how unfair it’s for the opposite boards, not directly claiming the main target of the BCCI and PCB was solely on one marquee conflict. He posted:
“If true that is absolute shamelessness this. The organisers have made a mockery and it’s unethical to have a event with guidelines being completely different for the opposite two groups. Within the title of justice, will solely be honest whether it is deserted the primary day, could it rain tougher on the second day and these malicious plans not succeed.”
The Bangladesh and Sri Lankan cricket boards have come out and given an announcement that they have been stored within the loop whereas deciding the reserve day.
#2 Asking for transparency in tickets gross sales
Whereas the late announcement of World Cup schedule and the change in some match dates had recieved scrutiny, the improper dealing with of tickets sale infuriated the followers additional.
Many followers took to X to specific their displeasure on the horrific ticketing expertise and a few additionally claimed that the variety of tickets left for public have been very much less. Venkatesh Prasad questioned the shortage of tickets accessible for followers and posted:
“I urge the @BCCI to have extra transparency within the World Cup ticketing system and never take followers without any consideration. Positively in a stadium like Ahmedabad, for an #IndvsPak conflict greater than the offered 8500 tickets must be accessible when the capability is 1 lakh + . Likewise for all different matches, a bigger chunk must be for the followers.”
Prasad felt that the followers weren’t getting the respect they deserved.
#1 Urging BCCI to prioritize followers
BCCI did launch round 4,00,000 tickets for followers for all World Cup video games and plenty of extra followers now have the chance to witness the Males in Blue enjoying within the stadium in the course of the showpiece occasion.
Nonetheless, Venkatesh Prasad opened up on how chaotic the entire build-up to the World Cup has been thus far. he posted:
“There is no such thing as a debate and doubt on the truth that we now have tousled the lead as much as the World Cup. Unreasonable delay in schedule within the first place and if that wasn’t sufficient altering the schedule hampering 5 matches within the course of, if that wasn’t sufficient a totally non-transparent and inefficient ticket system solely encouraging black marketeers.”
Venkatesh Prasad has urged extra individuals within the cricketing fraternity to talk up for the followers and likewise acknowledged how this displays on the picture of India as a nation.
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Edited by Sankalp Srivastava