Rasikh Salam banned for two years for submitting a faulty birth certificate to BCCI
Salam, a pacer from J&K, had recently become the youngest player to feature in Indian Premier League when he made his debut for Mumbai Indians.
“Rasikh Salam has been banned by the BCCI for two years following a discrepancy – submission of faulty birth certificate to BCCI.” BCCI in a statement
Rasikh is also dismissed from the under-19 squad which will travel to England for a tri-series.
The All-India Junior Selection committee has named Prabhat Maurya as a replacement for Rasikh Salam
Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education informed JKCA that the age Salam gave the board doesn’t match the records they possess.
JKCA and the BCCI soon got involved in the matter and a two-year ban was considered appropriate.