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Mohammad Azharuddin's nomination for HCA polls rejected

Former Indian captain has planned to approach the court next week

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

In a setback to former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin, his nomination for the post of president of the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) was rejected by the returning officer on Saturday. Returning officer K Rajeev Reddy cited the ban imposed on Azhar by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for his alleged involvement in match-fixing. Azharuddin, however, said the returning officer had not given reasons for rejecting his nomination and demanded the same in writing. "I am disappointed. This is a sorry state of affairs," the 53-year-old said. The ...

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First Published: Sat, January 14 2017. 14:24 IST
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