Amol Muzumdar comes out to defend Wasim Jaffer after communal allegations


Ranji Trophy’s second highest run-getter Amol Muzumdar got here out in assist of the match’s high run-scorer Wasim Jaffer (12,038 runs) after allegations surfaced in opposition to the previous India opener for backing religion-based picks and welcoming maulvis to the dressing room throughout his brief stint as Uttarakhand coach.Jaffer quashed all allegations levelled by Cricket Association Uttarakhand secretary Mahim Verma.
Amol Muzumdar, who scored 9,205 runs within the Ranji Trophy, defended his former Mumbai teammate: “Of course not,” was Muzumdar’s reply when requested whether or not Jaffer has been projected accurately.  “While enjoying, we by no means cared what the title was. As lengthy because the runs have been there, it didn’t matter. We have been by no means taught in that trend…which participant hails from what background.” 
‘Shouldn’t have clarified’ 
Muzumdar mentioned Jaffer has been a task mannequin to many gamers. “I don’t assume he ought to have clarified something as a result of everyone knows what he’s. He needn’t clarify. I’ve performed with him for thus a few years and he has been a unbelievable servant of the sport. He performed the sport in the appropriate spirit,” mentioned Muzumdar.  Meanwhile, legendary leg-spinner and former India captain Anil Kumble, who labored carefully with Jaffer at Kings XI Punjab within the final IPL, tweeted: “With you Wasim. Did the appropriate factor. Unfortunately, it’s the gamers who’ll miss your mentor ship.”
Former India seamer Irfan Pathan expressed his disappointment that Jaffer had to make clear issues. “Unfortunate that you’ve to clarify this,” he tweeted.
India and Bengal batsman Manoj Tiwary urged Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat to intervene. “I might request the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand (BJP) Mr.Trivendra Singh Rawat 2 intervene instantly and pay attention to the problem wherein our National hero Wasim bhai was branded as communal within the Cricket Association nd take essential motion.Time 2 Set an instance #WasimJaffer,” he tweeted.
‘You’re a gem of a cricketer’
Ex-India pacer Dodda Ganesh wrote: “Dear @WasimJaffer14, you’ve been an excellent ambassador of the sport and represented India with satisfaction. Cannot consider that this might occur to somebody such as you. You’re a gem of a cricketer and human, brother. Cricket world is aware of you and your integrity.”




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