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BCCI bans journalist Boria Majumdar for 2 years for intimidating Wriddhiman Saha

By Shgun S -- May 04, 2022 4:12 pm -- Updated:May 04, 2022 4:12 pm

Boria Majumdar banned: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has banned journalist Boria Majumdar for intimidating wicketkeeper-batter Wriddhiman Saha.

The order has been issued by the Indian Cricket body on Wednesday. According to reports, the development comes after a three-member panel set up by BCCI found Majumdar guilty of intimidating the India wicketkeeper-batsman.

On February 19, Saha, a centrally contracted player, wrote a series of tweets against an anonymous writer, who happened to be Majumdar.

BCCI slaps ban on journalist Boria Majumdar

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Saha had tweeted a screenshot of his conversation with the journalist, in which Majumdar threatened the cricketer to appear in an interview.

BCCI slaps ban on journalist Boria Majumdar

Majumdar stated on March 6 that he was the journalist who sent the messages to Saha, but claimed that the cricketer had "doctored" the screenshot of the WhatsApp message that was posted on Twitter.

The journalist had earlier stated that he intends to sue the Indian wicketkeeper for defamation.

BCCI slaps ban on journalist Boria Majumdar

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-PTC News

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