Former India cricketer Vinod Kambli has been booked for allegedly physically assaulting his wife Andrea in front of their two children. Kambli’s wife has alleged that the former cricketer assaulted her under the influence of alcohol. Andrea filed a case at the Bandra Police Station. However, there have been no arrests made yet.
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Bandra police have informed that Kambli’s wife approached them late on Friday night and filed a case. Police have claimed that Andrea, in her statement, has alleged that Kambli was drinking liquor in their residence in the JWL Cooperative Housing Society at Bandra Reclamation and allegedly got abusive and violent.
"The complainant has said that Kambli threw the broken handle of a cooking pan at her, causing injuries to her head. He also tried to hit her with a bat but she managed to wrest it out of his hands, after which she immediately took both her children and left the house," said an officer with the Bandra police station.
Andrea subsequently underwent treatment at the Bhabha Hospital in Bandra and then went to the police station where she recorded her statement and also submitted a copy of the medical report. "We have booked Kambli for voluntarily causing injuries with a dangerous weapon and intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace under the Indian Penal Code," said the officer.
Notably, Kambli represented India in 17 Tests and 104 ODIs. The former Indian batsman scored 1,084 runs at an average of 54.20 in Tests. In the 104 ODIs he played Kambli scored 2,477 runs at an average of 32.59. He also scored two double centuries in his short Test career.
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