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Raju Kulkarni, Mokashi quit MCA's cricket improvement panel

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Former pacer Raju and ex-off-spinner Thursday resigned from the Improvement Committee (CIC) of the Association (MCA).

Both and Mokashi have conveyed to the MCA of their decision, it was learnt here.

"I wish to resign from the Improvement Committee with immediate effect.

"Since my appointment was made by Honourable judges as COA, I did not want to let them down and leave it in the middle of the season in spite of several disturbing issues in cricket," Kulkarni, who played three Tests and 10 ODIs, wrote in an email addressed to MCA's ad-hoc committee.

was the of the CIC.

"I thank for giving a chance to serve my passion for the last 9 months and over 300 hours of discussions," further wrote Kulkarni in the e-mail accessed by PTI.

Mokashi said he was resigning as he was the lone member left in the CIC and he did not see any benefit in continuing.

"I have resigned (from the MCA CIC) as I was the lone member left (in the committee) and hence there was no benefit in staying back.

"Now, they (MCA) can form a new committee," said the 62-year-old Mokashi, who played 47 first-class matches.

Earlier, former pacer Karsan Ghavri had quit the CIC in January.

Then former Mumbai and domestic stalwart Amol Muzumdar and ex-opener had resigned from the CIC showing solidarity with the then senior selection panel led by former pacer

Now, the MCA will have to appoint a new CIC, with reports indicating that former India and ex-chief selector Dilip Vengsarkar tipped to head it.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 20:45 IST