Former India cricketer Amit Bhandari was attacked in New Delhi's Kashmere Gate area on Monday afternoon during the trials of the Under-23 team.The attackers were suspected to be U-23 aspirants who reportedly weren't selected in the team.
A per the reports, Bhandari is admitted in the Sant Parmanand Hospital after receiving injuries on his head and legs. Amit Bhandari, who also runs a cricket academy in New Delhi, is out of danger. Cricketer got seven stitches for cuts on his legs and head.
Bhandari who is District Cricket Association chairman of senior selection committee was attacked with iron rods and hockey sticks at the trials before being rushed to a hospital by his co-selector Sukhvinder Singh. The goons fled the spot before the police could arrive.
a DDCA official told IANS that they will register an FIR and promised strict action against the culprits. He said, "As far as the attack was concerned, it is presumed to be by one of the disgruntled players whose name was missing from the list of probables. We are still waiting for more details on the issue," the official said on condition of anonymity. "We will register an FIR and the guilty won't be spared.