Devang, who’s the nationwide selector from East Zone, was ejected by Soumen Karmakar, BCCI anti-corruption official deputed for the match.
The incident came about after senior gamers Bengal raised a query in regards to the anti-corruption protocol which specifies solely gamers and workforce support-staff chosen for the match might be current within the dressing room.
“We’ve to observe what’s contained within the anti-corruption protocol. A nationwide selector can not get within the dressing room with out authorization,” former captain Manoj Tiwary — who was among the many gamers elevating the query — advised the reporters.
“Solely the gamers and officers who’ve their mug-shots on the entrance can get entry within the dressing room,” he added.
“Devang Gandhi was requested to depart the Bengal dressing room by the anti-corruption official after Manoj Tiwary’s grievance.
“In line with Tiwary, Devang had gone to the dressing room to get in contact with the Bengal physio for some remedy. This, he mentioned, quantities to violation of legislation and as quickly as he reported the matter to the anti-corruption official, Devang was requested to depart. Devang’s model is that he was on the medical room and had referred to as the physio there,” a supply mentioned.
Bengal reached 281/7 earlier than play was stopped attributable to unhealthy gentle. On Day 1 of the match, left-handed batsman Abhishek Raman scored an impressive hundred.