Hooda, who has performed 46 first-class matches, was miffed on the behaviour of Pandya, who has additionally represented India, throughout the current camp for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
“Through the troublesome instances of this pandemic whereby psychological well being of a participant is of utmost significance as they’ve to remain in a bio-bubble in addition to preserve themselves targeted on the sport, such incidents could have adversarial results on a participant and ought to be prevented,” Pathan stated in a press release.
Expressing shock over the incident involving the 2 gamers forward of the event, Pathan urged the Baroda Cricket Association (BCA) to look into the matter.
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“Requesting all of the members of the BCA to look into this and condemn such actions since they don’t seem to be good for the sport of cricket,” he stated.
Hooda had left the Baroda camp on the eve of the nationwide T20 championship.
Pathan, who performed 29 Assessments and 120 ODIs, additionally slammed the BCA for “overlooking” promising gamers.
“Being an ex-captain of Baroda and having mentored many children, I perceive how essential it’s to have a harmonious setting the place gamers can really feel secure, play freely and provides their greatest for the crew,” the 36-year-old said.
“If what I’ve heard in regards to the Deepak Hooda episode is true, it’s certainly surprising and disheartening. No participant ought to be handled like this,” added the previous left-arm seamer within the assertion which he posted on Twitter.
Pathan, who was a part of the 2007 T20 World Cup-winning crew, spoke about younger gamers being ignored by BCA regardless of performing in recent times.
“Within the current previous, there have been episodes whereby the deserving younger skills who’ve carried out nicely and are underneath the age of 30 have been ignored for choice.
“Additionally, the likes of Aditya Waghmode, who was the best run scorer for the Baroda crew within the final season of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, scoring 364 runs and Swapnil Singh, who had all-round efficiency, scoring 216 runs and took 10 wickets, had been ignored,” he stated.