Wednesday, April 17, 2024

BCCI invitations purposes for one senior nationwide males’s selector for Ajit Agarkar-led committee


The BCCI has invited purposes for the put up of 1 nationwide selector for the senior males’s staff. Nevertheless, the board’s commercial, revealed on their web site, does not specify which of the energetic selectors would get replaced from the present five-member panel chaired by Ajit Agarkar.

As per the BCCI structure, the board picks one selector from every zone (north, south, east, west and central) with essentially the most skilled member – by way of Check caps – heading the panel. No selector can have greater than a mixed time period of 5 years (junior and senior panels taken collectively).

Since Agarkar was introduced in as chairman to fill the emptiness created by the departure of Chetan Sharma – from the north zone – final July, there are two selectors for the west, belonging to the identical affiliation (Mumbai Cricket Affiliation), with no-one from the north. The opposite members presently within the panel are Salil Ankola (west), SS Das (east), S Sharath (south) and Subroto Banerjee (central).

It is attainable the BCCI will wish to have somebody from the north within the committee, and one of many two males from the west may need to make approach. Agarkar, it was understood on the time, was the unanimous selection of the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee comprising Ashok Malhotra, Sulakshana Naik and Jatin Paranjape.

Candidates have till 6pm IST on January 25 to submit their candidature. The BCCI will then display screen the purposes earlier than inviting shortlisted candidates for an interview. Candidates ought to have performed (a) a minimal of seven Checks, or (b) 30 first-class video games, or (c) ten ODIs and 20 first-class matches to be eligible. No date has been set for the interviews.

The Agarkar-led committee has picked the India squad for the primary two of 5 Checks towards England at residence starting January 25, with the squad for the next three Checks prone to be picked after the second Check in Visakhapatnam, ending February 6. India’s subsequent task after the England Checks is the T20 World Cup which follows instantly after IPL 2024.

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