Lalchand Rajput, who was involved in a bitter tussle with the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) office-bearers during his brief stint as the chairman of the Cricket Improvement Committee (CIC), has filed a complaint to the MCA Ombudsman, (retd.) Justice Vijaya Tahilramani, alleging wrongful termination of the CIC and requesting reinstatement of the three-member committee.
Rajput, the former India opener and a reputed coach, was appointed in the CIC on August 20 last year along with former Test cricketers Raju Kulkarni and Sameer Dighe. The CIC is authorised to appoint coaches and selectors of various Mumbai teams.
After being at loggerheads with office-bearers over the appointment of Mumbai senior men’s selectors and coaches, the CIC was dissolved by MCA office-bearers in February and a new committee was constituted.
Pointing out in his complaint that only the AGM, and not…