Azharuddin disappointed

azharA big setback to former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin, his nomination for the post of president of the Hyderabad Cricket Association was rejected by the returning officer on Saturday.

Board of Control for Cricket in India ban on Azhar has been cited as the reason for rejection by returning officer K. Rajeev Reddy.

Azhar said, said the returning officer had not given reasons for rejecting his nomination and demanded the same in writing. He said He is disappointed and said he can’t be prevented from contesting the HCA elections as the court had struck down the ban on him.