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‘Shocking, disheartening’: Irfan Pathan opens up on Krunal Pandya- Deepak Hooda spat

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After Baroda all-rounder Deepak Hooda was pulled up for ‘misconduct’ and ‘walking away from responsibility’ by the CEO of the state cricket affiliation on Sunday, former India seamer Irfan Pathan mentioned that such incidents might have hostile results on a participant and needs to be averted.
A day earlier, Hooda had written to the Baroda Cricket Association (BCA) to tell them about his unavailability as a result of captain Krunal Pandya had repeatedly abused him in entrance of different gamers and stopped him from coaching.
Now former India pacer Irfan Pathan, who performed for Baroda for 17 years earlier than lastly shifting to Jammu and Kashmir as a player-cum-mentor, shared his ideas on the controversy and reminded that “during the difficult times of this pandemic wherein mental health of a player is of utmost importance as they have to stay in a bio-bubble as well as keep themselves focused on the game.”
In a publish, on social media, the 36-year-old expressed his disappointment over the complete incident and reiterated the significance of a harmonious setting which helps the participant to carry out their job on the sector.
Pathan additionally took this chance to remind the BCA about dropped two gamers who had accomplished properly within the final version of the SMAT. Aditya Waghmode, who scored 364 runs within the earlier season and all-rounder, Swapnil Singh, who had scored 216 runs and took 10 wickets have been recognized as two who have been neglected.
Pathan ended his assertion requested the BCA to resolve all points for the betterment of the sport.

During the troublesome occasions 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 maintain themselves targeted on the sport, such incidents might have hostile results on a participant and needs to be averted.#MentalHealth
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) January 12, 2021
Hooda had alleged that Krunal Pandya has been making an attempt to drag him down and likewise warned him that he would guarantee he didn’t play for Baroda once more.
In a mail despatched to BCA, which was accessed by The Indian Express, Hooda made a sequence of allegations towards Pandya.
“At this moment, I am demoralised, depressed and under pressure. As from last some days and at least from last couple of days, my team captain Mr Kurnal Pandiya is using abusing language to me in front of my teammates and also other states teams who have come for participation at Reliance stadium Vadodara,” Hooda, who represented Kings XI Punjab within the IPL wrote.