The BCCI has cracked the whip on players who fudged their age this season and disqualified many of them on the basis of their X-ray reports, said BCCI's Chief Administrative Officer Prof Ratnakar Shetty.

"We have become very harsh. Many children, who wanted to qualify themselves on the basis of birth certificates, were disqualified. We made X-ray test[s] compulsory along with birth certificate[s] and the result was good," he said at the launch of the Mumbai leg of the Coca-Cola Cricket Cup U-16 inter-school tournament today.