Ashok Dinda’s playing days for Bengal appear to be over, with the veteran paceman being linked with Puducherry, Chhattisgarh and Goa for the 2020-21 domestic season. The 36-year old was dropped from the Bengal side after playing just one game in the 2019-20 Ranji Trophy after a spat with Ranadeb Bose, the bowling coach.
Dinda has been one of Bengal’s most successful bowlers, with 420 wickets in first-class cricket and 151 and 146 in List A and T20s respectively.
“I have been associated with Bengal cricket for many years, and it has been my life, I have the best memories of my time with the team,” he said. “I will not stop loving Bengal, but I can’t play for them again. It’s finished. I wanted to end my career with Bengal, but I don’t have a choice now.”
ESPNcricinfo understands that Dinda has been in talks with all three associations, and at this stage, Chhattisgarh could be his…