Arul Selvi, former worldwide paddler and member of the junior choice committee, mentioned the newly proposed choice standards advised by the Delhi Excessive Courtroom appointed-Committee of Directors (CoA) “will shatter the gamers’ hopes and supply no motivation for them to play the game.”
Whereas favouring the prevailing choice standards, Selvi mentioned: “It provides hope for all earnings teams to work laborious and lift their requirements whereas the proposed choice standards [by CoA) would shatter their hopes and supply no motivation to play TT.”
In line with Selvi, desk tennis in India will not be a wealthy man sport. “Nearly all of legends of the game and Arjuna Awardees and Nationwide champions belong to the non-creamy layer group. They’ve raised their requirements via desk tennis with present choice standards and introduced laurels for our nation,” she mentioned.
Selvi additionally talked about that she has despatched her request to CoA highlighting that ITTF (World) rankings shouldn’t be thought of for age teams in U-11, 13 and 15 as “within the longer run, it might be an incredible monetary burden to spend cash to get ITTF rankings.”
“For U-17, 19 and senior gamers”, Selvi insisted “Nationwide rankings be given extra weightage than ITTF/WTT rankings.”
Whereas summing it up, Selvi mentioned: “Let’s not neglect, present choice standards helped each non-creamy & creamy layer teams to exhibit their abilities and make our nation proud.”