Diya Chitale, probably the most promising kids 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 Court docket.
In a writ petition, accessed by Sportstar, Diya has requested the excessive courtroom to “embrace” her “within the checklist of 4 gamers within the ladies’s group” for CWG and has sought a path 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 prone 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 ladies’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.
In addition to stating that Archana doesn’t break into prime 4 both with the prevailing or the proposed new choice standards, Diya’s petition to the courtroom 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.