New Delhi: Top doubles badminton player Jwala Gutta on Wednesday hit out at singles star Saina Nehwal for her comments that Taufik Hidayat should accept the reality that he is a retired player and cannot get highest base price in IBL. (Saina Nehwal wants local players to get better wages than foreigners)
Hidayat, who is Saina's IBL teammate in Hyderabad Hotshots franchise, had complained of unfair treatment to foreign players by the league organisers.
Hidayat was bought for USD 15,000 at his base price and the Indonesian felt he deserved much more. (Hidayat says auction was not fair)