CAC member Madanlal said – 44 applications have been received for two vacant posts, one or two will be elected as Chief Selector
Last month, the selection committee chairman MSK Prasad and member Gagan Khoda's term ended.
Dainik BhaskarFeb 17, 2020, 05:06 PM IST Sports Desk. Madanlal, a member of the BCCI's newly formed Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), said on Monday that two new selectors would be selected by the end of Team India's current New Zealand tour. He told the news agency that we have received 44 applications for the two vacant posts of selectors. There is no set date for announcing the names of the new selectors, but still these names can be announced by March 1 or 2. The two-match Test series between India and New Zealand begins on February 21. The second match will be played from 29 February to 4 March.
Madan Lal, R.P. The new CAC of Singh and Sulakshana Naik have the responsibility of choosing two new selectors in place of Chief Selectors MSK Prasad and Gagan Khoda.
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He added, "We have got a list of applicants. We will now decide who to call for the final round interview. The Indian team's New Zealand tour ends on 4 March. We will tell the names of the new selectors before that. We have to finish it early because the selectors have to choose the team for the ODI series against South Africa, which will start from March 12. "Madanlal further said that many big players applied to become the selectors of the Indian team. is. However, our entire focus is on selecting the right person for the job.
Selection of selectors is not yet clear
Till now, selectors were selected on the basis of zonal policy. The BCCI Senior Selection Committee consists of five members. All these five different zones are selected from North, East, West, Central and South zones. Of these, one member becomes the chairman of the selection committee. However, this time the board has not made its stand clear on what basis the selectors will be selected for the two vacant posts.
3 members of the current selection committee to remain
Last month, the tenure of senior selection committee chairman MSK Prasad and member Gagan Khoda ended. While the tenure of the current committee included Devang Gandhi, Jatin Paranjpe and Sharandeep Singh, one year remains. The BCCI had invited applications on January 18 for two vacant posts in the selection committee. Former fast bowler Ajit Agarkar and India's bowling coach Venkatesh Prasad are leading the race to become the Chief Selector. Apart from these, Lakshman Sivaramakrishnan, Amay Khorasia and Nayan Mongia have also applied.
The CAC was formed 100 days after Ganguly became board president.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India formed the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) on 31 January last month. The committee included former cricketers Madan Lal, Rudra Pratap Singh (RP Singh) and Sulakshana Naik. The committee was formed just 100 days after Sourav Ganguly became the BCCI President. This CAC will have a tenure of 1 year and this committee will elect a new selection committee.