[caption id="attachment_802550" align="alignnone" width="638"]<img class="size-full wp-image-802550" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Amit-Bhandari_ANI-Photo.jpg" alt="" width="638" height="355" /> DDCA Senior selection committee chairman Amit Bhandari was attacked by Anuj Dedha and his hired goons at the St Stephen's ground on Monday @ANI[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>The Delhi &amp; Districts Cricket Association (<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/ddca">DDCA</a>) is all set to impose life ban on U-23 cricketer Anuj Dedha, who had physically assaulted former India pacer <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/amit-bhandari/">Amit Bhandari</a> for not selecting him in the state U-23 side. <p></p> <p></p>Senior selection committee chairman Bhandari was attacked by Dedha and his hired goons at the St Stephen's ground on Monday when he was watching a warm-up game of the senior Delhi team preparing for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/delhi-cricket-mess-former-india-pacer-ddca-selector-amit-bhandari-assaulted-at-u-23-state-trials-802051">Delhi cricket mess: Former India pacer, DDCA selector Amit Bhandari assaulted at U-23 state trials</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>Dedha along with 15 others attacked Bhandari with hockey sticks, cricket bats and rods and the former pacer sustained injuries on his forehead and other body parts. <p></p> <p></p>He was taken to hospital and subsequently discharged after treatment while Delhi Police arrested Dedha. He is currently under police custody. <p></p> <p></p>DDCA president <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/rajat-sharma">Rajat Sharma</a> told PTI that there will be a meeting held on Wednesday to decide the quantum of punishment. He said as of now, life ban on Dedha seemed a mere formality. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/gautam-gambhir-calls-for-life-ban-on-player-who-assaulted-amit-bhandari-802132">Gautam Gambhir calls for life ban on player who assaulted Amit Bhandari</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>"We have a meeting tomorrow but as our former captain <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/gautam-gambhir/">Gautam Gambhir</a> has suggested, I think there is no other option left apart from imposing a life ban on this man Anuj Dedha. Whatever he has done, he only deserves exemplary punishment," Sharma told PTI on Tuesday. <p></p> <p></p>The DDCA president informed that he has summoned all age group selectors as well as some distinguished former cricketers for a meeting. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/two-arrested-for-attack-on-former-india-international-amit-bhandari-802413">Two arrested for attack on former India international Amit Bhandari</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>"We need to discuss selection issues but I want to assure all selectors that they should continue to fearlessly select sides. I am with them. I have met the Lt Governor Anil Baijal and requested him to ask the police authorities to probe all angles. I would like to know if there is any deep rooted conspiracy in this attack," Sharma added.