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Bengal coach Arun Lal termed Ashoke Dinda's absence "unfortunate"

  • 26 Dec 2019 00:37:22

Naming his nonappearance "disastrous", Bengal mentor Arun Lal on Wednesday said senior pacer Ashoke Dinda's suspension for unfortunate behavior is an open door for another youthful firearm to trade out and make the most of it in their Ranji Trophy apparatus against Andhra. On the eve of the Elite gathering An apparatus, previous India quick bowler Dinda was hacked out from the squad after he mocked bowling trainer Ranadeb Bose during preparing. Dinda has had disciplinary issues before and the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) had to drop him this time.

"It is anything but a negative thing. It's a chance to locate the following Dinda. Some youngster comes and takes five wickets and abruptly the entire parity changes. You need that to occur," Lal said after the day's play.

Bengal rode opener Abhishek Raman's unbeaten 110 to arrive at 241/4 at close of play against Andhra.

"You have to have that hold seat. At the point when someone gets unfit or not accessible for reasons unknown, it's an extraordinary open door for Bengal cricket.

"Obviously it's heartbreaking that Dinda isn't there. He would have been playing yet it's CAB's choice. Be that as it may, the game goes on."

The 35-year-old, who has played in 13 ODIs and nine T20 Internationals for India, had prior compromised not to play for Bengal in the wake of being overlooked for the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy squad.