Athletes in any sport use age-group tournaments to advance to the next level of their careers

However, young people, for the next level of their careers, use fabricating false documents PC:Representational Image

Here are the five cricket players that were determined to be underage and were banned by the BCCI

Prince Ram Niwas Yadav was banned in 2019 after the BCCI discovered that he had lied about his age to play age-group cricket

Ankit Bawne was set to head the Indian side at the 2012 Under-19 World Cup, but he was dropped due to an age difference

Rasikh Salam was banned for two years after misrepresenting his age one month later

Manjot Kalra: In December 2019, he was barred for hiding his true age

Nitish Rana: The KKR star was barred from playing age-group cricket in 2015

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