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Thatscricket - News - Jadeja to finally wed Aditi Jaitley

Published: Thursday, March 22, 2001, 1:30 [IST]
 
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New Delhi: Former Indian cricket captain Ajay Jadeja is finally getting married to Aditi Jaitly, daughter of former Samata Party chief Jaya Jaitly who resigned over the Tehelka tape scandal, sources close to the family say.The marriage will take place later this month, according to reliable sources in the cricketing fraternity close to Jadeja. Jadeja's reported betrothal to Aditi last year had been denied by Jaitly.A dashing middle order batsman, Jadeja is a descendant of the Ranjitsinhji family of Saurashtra that contributed two illustrious cricketers who played for India - Ranjitsinhji and Duleepsinhji. He led India in the one off-Test against Bangladesh and in two matches during the 1996 World Cup.Jadeja is currently serving a five-year ban imposed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for his role in the match-fixing scandal - which was also exposed by Tehelka.com, the Web site that uncovered sleaze in defence deals. Jadeja has denied any wrongdoing and said he intends to contest the ban.India Abroad News Service

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