Caribbean Premier league 2019 currently is in progress, and the first match was played between Trinbago Knight Riders versus St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) won this match by 11 runs. During this match, Indian Wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik was present in the TKR’s dressing room along with Brendon Mccullum who has the coach of TKR and Kolkata Knight Riders. BCCI issues showcase notice to Dinesh Karthik for attending Caribbean premier league without any permission.
A senior BCCI official confirmed said that Karthik needed to take permission before the move as he is still a centrally contracted Indian player and will have to reply to the show cause within seven days.
“Yes, Dinesh Karthik has been issued a show-cause notice by the BCCI. We have received photographs where Karthik is seen in the dressing room of Trinbago Knight Riders. BCCI CEO Rahul Johri has issued a show-cause notice asking him to explain why his central contract shouldn’t be annulled,” a senior BCCI official, told PTI on condition of anonymity.
“As a centrally contracted cricketer, Dinesh Karthik had no business being seen in a franchise league which is not IPL. His central contract prevents him from being associated with any private league as it has been the BCCI clause for all active first-class cricketers,” the senior official said.
Dinesh Karthik is leading the Kolkata Knight Riders team from the last two years. Recently, Brendon Mccullum has appointed the head coach of IPL franchise KKR and CPL franchise Trinbago Knight Riders. The owner of both the franchise is the Bollywood actress Shahrukh khan. Shahrukh khan also presented during the first match of CPL 2019.