Diya Chitale, some of the promising children within the Indian desk tennis circuit, has challenged her exclusion from the ladies’s squad for the Commonwealth Video games (CWG) beginning in Birmingham on July 28, within the Delhi Excessive Courtroom.
In a writ petition, accessed by Sportstar, Diya has requested the excessive court docket to “embrace” her “within the record of 4 gamers within the girls’s staff” for CWG and has sought a course to be given to the Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) “to chorus from ratifying any alternatives made by” the Desk Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) “with out strictly adhering to the Present Standards and provisions”.
The case is more likely to be listed for listening to on June 13.
Earlier within the week, the court-appointed Committee of Directors (CoA) introduced the ladies’s “provisional squad”. Chitale, regardless of being No. 3 within the girls’s Nationwide rankings, was named as a standby, whereas Archana Kamath, who’s ranked No. 4 on the planet in doubles together with Manika Batra, was included within the squad.
Moreover stating that Archana doesn’t break into prime 4 both with the present or the proposed new choice standards, Diya’s petition to the court docket claims Archana shouldn’t be eligible to be chosen as a doubles specialist since she didn’t take part within the doubles class within the Senior Nationwide Championship in April.