Put allegations on rival Revival group for taking Baroda cricket to the lowest
We want to serve Vadodara cricket and bring back the glory and golden days of game, said the members and supporters of Royal group in view of the upcoming Baroda Cricket Association elections. They put allegations on the rival Revival group for taking Baroda cricket to the lowest. They promise to bring back the golden days of cricket.
BCA elections are scheduled to be held on 27th September and both Royal and Revival groups are making every opportunity to woo the voters of the association. Royal group on Monday introduced their candidates before their supporters and promise to serve the cricket if regain power in the association.
Veteran former Indian cricketer and coach Anshuman Gaekwad said he is supporting the Royal group to serve the game and improve cricket in Baroda. He put allegations on the present committee for taking the game to lowest and this time they need better people, descipline and bring back the golden days of cricket.
Former Indian wicket keeper Nayan Mongia earlier appointed as mentor of junior cricket put allegations on the committee for non cricketing approach towards the game and that makes him to quit the post. He said to improve cricket they need good 22 yard wicket, good grounds and good coaches to train the boys from the junior level. He appeal members to vote for the betterment of the cricket as cricketers like him ready to help the level to improve in Baroda.
Samarjitsinh Gaekwad said their top priority is to built a stadium and also start indoor facility for the players. They will have three year plan for the game and also try to start the school tournaments again in the city and include government schools also. They will also give BCA membership to every first class cricketer.
Many past players like Connor Williams, Rakesh Patel, Rashid Patel and many others remain present there to seek support from the members.
Jatin Vakil is contesting for the post of President, Deepak Naikwade as VP, Ajit Lele as Secretary, Parag Patel as Joint Secretary, Atul Parikh as treasurer followed by candidates contesting in Apex council, finance committee, ground and Infrastructure committee and press and publicity committee.