Palam A Ground Security Breach: COA chief Vinod Rai disbands BCCI formed committee, says ground under Air Force

New Delhi , News Nation Bureau | Updated : 07 November 2017, 06:29 PM

Committee of Administrators (COA) chief Vinod Rai has disbanded the three-member committee that was formed to probe the issue of the security breach at Palam ground during the UP vs Delhi Ranji match. 

Rai said Palam ground is under Air Force hence they won't allow Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) or anyone to investigate. 

BCCI acting president CK Khanna had written to CEO Rahul Johri on the issue of the security breach at Palam ground and formed a three-member committee to investigate the matter submit the report in three weeks.

On Friday, November 3, the Ranji Trophy match between Delhi and Uttar Pradesh being held at Air Force Sports Complex in Palam was interrupted when a man drove his car onto the field and on the pitch during the match.

The man claimed he didn't see any security and was lost.

After the incident, the match referee examined the pitch and the outfield and concluded that no damage had been reported. 

The players present included many international players like Gautam Gambhir, Suresh Raina, Ishant Sharma, and Rishabh Pant.

The game was initially scheduled to be played at the Feroz Shah Kotla but was shifted out because of the Twenty20 International that was played at the same venue on Wednesday.

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First Published: Tuesday, November 07, 2017 06:17 PM
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