[caption id="attachment_802229" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-802229" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Vikram-Rathour_Twitter.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="479" /> Vikram Rathour was supposed to start with India A assignment in Wayanad but for now his appointment has been stalled indefinitely. @Twitter[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Former India opener <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/vikram-rathour/">Vikram Rathour</a>'s appointment as the batting coach of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/india-a">India A</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/india-under-19">U-19</a> team has been put on hold after his Conflict of Interest was brought to the notice of the Committee of Administrators (CoA). <p></p> <p></p>Rathour was supposed to start with India A assignment in Wayanad but for now his appointment has been stalled indefinitely. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/vikram-rathour-added-to-india-a-u19-support-staff-questions-raised-801815">Vikram Rathour added to India A, U19 support staff; questions raised</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>Rathour is the brother-in-law of current India U-19 national selector <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/ashish-kapoor">Ashish Kapoor</a> and his appointment would have been a case of Conflict of Interest. <p></p> <p></p>"Yes, the CoA had given a go ahead for Rathour's appointment but today Rathour gave a written declaration of his relation with Kapoor," a senior <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/bcci">BCCI</a> official told PTI on Monday. <p></p> <p></p>"Now the matter was discussed with Mr Rai and it was concluded that only an Ethics Officer could have decided if Rathour working with U-19s during Quadrangular series would tantamount to Conflict of Interest," he said. <p></p> <p></p>However with no Ethics officer in BCCI, it was thought Rathour's appointment would have sent out wrong signals. <p></p> <p></p>"The appointment letter was not signed. Saba had only got a go ahead on the basis of Dravid's recommendation. For now, he will not be recruited in the A or U-19 set up," the official confirmed. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/if-people-have-been-told-they-can-fudge-their-age-that-is-the-start-of-a-problem-rahul-dravid-chalks-the-way-forward-for-indian-cricket-795830">Rahul Dravid chalks the way forward for Indian cricket</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>While India A coach <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/rahul-dravid/">Rahul Dravid</a> wanted Rathour in the India A and U-19 roster, BCCI (GM Cricket Operations) <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/saba-karim/">Saba Karim</a> did not intimate the CoA about the potential case of Conflict of Interest.