New Delhi: Aug 27, 2013
The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) on Tuesday conducted education programme on anti-doping for Under-16 and Under-19 (boys and girls) at the Feroze Shah Kotla Ground.
Chetan Chauhan, vice-president, DDCA welcomed the faculty members of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on anti-doping — Vece Paes and PS Chandran and also head of BCCI Anti-Corruption Unit head Ravi Sawani.
Nearly 100 players, including coaches and support staff, attended the programme. Sawani explained in detail the corruption elements in cricket such as match-fixing, spot-fixing and betting. He told the players to be vigilant, disciplined and not indulge in loose talks that may bring disrepute to the game.
The players, coaches and the support staff were explained about their roles in keeping the game free from corruption.
Paes and Chandran gave presentation on anti-doping. They explained about the medicines and precautions to be taken by players during their playing careers in order to be free from doping.
Paes specifically told the players about the diet chart to be followed during the course of the match. The programme was well received by all participants.