Boria Majumdar News: BCCI took action against journalist Boria Majumdar, threatened Wriddhiman Saha for giving interview


Mumbai: Indian team wicket-keeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha shared a screenshot of the chat in February. In which a journalist was threatening him to give an interview. However, he did not reveal the name of the journalist. After the matter escalated, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) constituted a three-member committee in February. In front of which Saha had told the name of journalist Boria Majumdar.

Now BCCI has banned host and sports journalist Boria Majumdar for two years. The committee formed by the BCCI included Vice President Rajiv Shukla, Treasurer Arun Singh Dhumal and Apex Council member Prabhtej Singh Bhatia. Boria will no longer be recognized as a member of the Press in India. Also they cannot interview any player registered in India.

There will be no access to association cricket facilities owned by any member of BCCI. The Indian team was announced for the Test series between India and Sri Lanka. Saha did not find a place in the team. Shortly after that, he shared a screenshot of the conversation with Boria Majumdar.

On 19 February, Saha shared a screenshot of the chat and wrote on Twitter, “After all my contributions to Indian cricket I have to face humiliation from a so called respected journalist! This good journalism is gone.

Saha’s tweet soon went viral and there was a demand from BCCI to ban the journalist. Several former Indian cricketers had also demanded a probe. After which the committee was formed by the BCCI. Saha had earlier declined to name the journalist, but with the committee he disclosed the name.