Sports controversies in India 2021- 2021 has been a year of a mixed experience for Indian sports. India has seen some record-breaking victories this year as well as a drama-packed with controversies. As the year is ending, we have brought some of the top 6 sports controversies of the year.
Virat Kohli vs BCCI
Just before the end of 2021, there was a tussle between Virat Kohli and BCCI. The discussion had a lot of features because of the absence of collaboration. In the wake of giving up the T20 captaincy, Virat Kohli was sacked from the ODI captaincy by the BCCI. According to reports, it was said that the BCCI senior officials had given 48 hours to Kohli to leave the captaincy of ODIs, yet before going on the tour of South Africa, Kohli made it clear in the press conference that he ought to be barred from the determination of the group. This data was allowed just an hour and a half prior.
Simultaneously, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly had said in his proclamation that he had requested Kohli not to surrender the captaincy from T20. However, Kohli made it clear in the press that nobody had asked him not to leave the captaincy.
Vinesh Phogat got suspended by WFI
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has ‘briefly suspended’ Vinesh Phogat for indiscipline during her mission at the Tokyo Olympic Games and has additionally given notice to young wrestler Sonam Malik for indiscipline. There were three charges of indiscipline on the wrestler. Vinesh, who was preparing in Hungary with mentor Voler Akos, had flown directly from that point to Tokyo where she wouldn’t remain in the game’s town and train with different individuals from the Indian group. He likewise wore a Nike outfit during his sessions, declining to wear the outfit of Shiv Naresh, the Indian contingent’s official sponsor.
Manika Batra’s match-fixing allegations against the coach
Table tennis star Manika Batra had blamed coach Soumyadeep Roy for fixing later the Tokyo Olympics. Manika said that the mentor had requested that she lose a match during the Olympic qualifiers in March and to that end, she wouldn’t take the mentor’s assistance in the singles events at the Tokyo Olympics. Reacting to a show-cause notice from the Table Tennis Federation of India, Manika eagerly rejected that she had harmed the standing of the game by declining to look for Roy’s assistance. The Delhi High Court had coordinated the constitution of a three-part board to test the claim.
Manu Bhaker’s pistol glitch during Tokyo Olympics
India’s 10m air pistol shooter Manu Bhaker couldn’t enter into the final of the event at the Tokyo Olympics because of a significant imperfection in the pistol. Manu played a superior round of 98/100 in the initial series yet had a problem in her pistol, because of which she went under time pressure and passed up a spot in the last in the wake of completing the twelfth. Mentor Ronal Pandit, while explaining this, said that the coking switch of the gun was broken later in 16 shots. We needed to transform it. Manu had 44 shots left in a short time. We needed to eliminate the oil and trigger circuit by changing the switch. She was in the fourth spot when this occurred. Different targets were in the fourth series however she was stuck on the second.
As per the principles, additional time was not permitted and the strain was too high eventually. We are glad about Manu’s performance. Later, in this case, Swiss gun producer Morini had likewise brought up issues on the disposition of the Indian shooting crew, even though he later apologized to the NRAI.
Attack allegations on Sushil Kumar- Top 6 sports controversies in India 2021
In the flight that Indian wrestling has taken since the 2008 Beijing Olympics, one wrestler had a major contribution and that is Sushil Kumar. But hardly anyone thought about what had happened to this player at the last juncture of his career. Sushil Kumar, a 2-time Olympic medalist, was found immoral of abducting and murdering young wrestler Sagar Dhankhar. A video also got viral in which Sushil Kumar was seen beating the young wrestler. While arresting them, the police revealed that Sushil Kumar is the mastermind and main accused in the case. This incident was one of the biggest sports controversies in India (2021)
Mohammed Shami assaulted on social media
The flood of online media abuse centered on team India’s main bowler Mohammed Shami. After his side was defeated by Pakistan in the Cricket T20 World Cup.
These were some of the biggest sports controversies of 2021.