Former India and Karnataka spinner Sunil Joshi was named the Chairman of selectors for senior men’s selection committee, replacing MSK Prasad. Also joining the panel is former India and Railways pacer Harvinder Singh replacing the outgoing Gagan Khoda, the BCCI confirmed in a press release on Wednesday. Also Read - Rohit Sharma And Virat Kohli Defining Pair For India in Modern Era: Kumar Sangakkara
The Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising Madan Lal, RP Singh and Sulakshana Naik on Wednesday met at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai to select the members of the All-India Senior Selection Committee. Also Read - 'Extremely Honoured and Humbled' - Rohit Sharma on Khel Ratna Award Nomination
“The CAC has recommended the following candidates for the senior men’s selection committee panel – Mr Sunil Joshi, Mr Harvinder Singh. The committee further recommended Mr Sunil Joshi for the role of Chairman of the senior men’s selection committee. The CAC will review the candidates after a one-year period and make the recommendations to the BCCI,” the release stated. Also Read - BCCI Nominates Rohit Sharma For Khel Ratna; Ishant Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Deepti Sharma For Arjuna Award
The two new members will join Devang Gandhi, Sarandeep Singh and Jatin Paranjape, who will finish their term later this year, in the selection committee.
The new selection panel will pick the squad for the South Africa ODI series that begins in Dharamshala on March 12.
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