Lakhan is a left-handed opening batsman and part-time off-spinner, who has played club cricket in Mumbai. Verma even got his son to bowl at the CSK nets.
"Dhoni bhai allowed him to bowl at the CSK nets," Verma informed.
Verma's son has also played University cricket in Kolkata (for Calcutta University) but couldn't make it past the trials of the Bengal U-23 team as the insiders in Bengal cricket didn't find him good enough.
Verma is happy that his long battle has bore fruit.
"As per January 4 ruling of Supreme Court, Bihar should have played in the last edition of Vijay Hazare Trophy but for BCCI's obstinate attitude. But I am happy that the youngsters of Bihar, including my son, will finally get to play top level competitive cricket," Verma said.
Bihar, which has been out of competitive cricket for almost 18 years, would start playing national level championships, including Ranji trophy, from September this year, the Supreme Court was informed today.
The Committee of Administrators (CoA) and the BCCI told a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, which was hearing the plea of CAB, filed through its secretary Aditya Verma.
The plea had sought initiation of contempt proceedings against some office-bearers for not complying with its earlier order of allowing Bihar to participate in Ranji Trophy and other national championships.
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