BCCI bans bowler Rasikh Salam from under 19 squad for fudging with his age

Last Modified Thursday, 20 June 2019 (17:18 IST)
New Delhi:The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has banned from the India Under-19 squad  for two years for fudging with his age and named Prabhat Maurya as his replacement for the upcoming ODI tri-series with England.
"Rasikh Salam has been banned for two years following a discrepancy ? submission of faulty birth certificate to BCCI,"  said on Wednesday.
 
Salam who hails from Kulgam in Jammu and Kashmir was the third cricketer from the hill state to play IPL after Parvez Rasool and Manzoor Dar. 
 
Salam has so far featured in only one game in IPL in which he conceded 42 runs against Delhi Capitals. The 18-year-old has also taken a hat-trick in a trial match. (UNI)