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DDCA corruption: Sehwag, Gambhir bat for Arun Jaitley on Twitter

News Agencies | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 2:00 IST

He has no love lost for the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) but former India batsman Virender Sehwag threw his weight behind its under-fire ex-President Arun Jaitley for "being available for players in case of any difficulty".

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Finance Minister Jaitley, who was headed DDCA for 13 years till 2013, has been accused of corruption by the Delhi Government. The Delhi government has demanded that Jaitley must resign or be "removed" from the union cabinet to enable an independent probe.

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Sehwag, who switched loyalties to Haryana from Delhi and retired from international cricket earlier this year, steered clear of making any political claim but lauded Jaitley's role in helping players in a series of tweets.

The veteran of 104 Tests is one of the biggest names in international cricket to have emerged from Delhi.

Sehwag found support from his Delhi and India opener Gautam Gambhir, the current captain of the Delhi team. He also tweeted his support for Jaitley.


First published: 20 December 2015, 1:58 IST