Ajit Agarkar Appointed Chairman of Senior Men's Selection Committee

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Ajit-Agarkar-Appointed-Chairman-of-Senior-Men's-Selection-CommitteeThe Board of Control of Cricket (BCCI) has appointed Ajit Agarkar as the chairman of the Senior Men's Cricket Selection Committee.

An Overview of the News

  • The decision was made by the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), consisting of Sulakshana Naik, Ashok Malhotra, and Jatin Paranjape.

  • After conducting interviews with several applicants, the CAC unanimously selected Ajit Agarkar for the position of chairman.

Composition of the Selection Committee:

  • The Senior Men's Selection Committee now consists of Ajit Agarkar as the chairperson.

  • Other members of the committee include Shiv Sundar Das, Subroto Banerjee, Salil Ankola, and Sridharan Sharath.

  • This committee will play a crucial role in selecting players for various international matches and tournaments.

Agarkar's Cricketing Career:

  • Ajit Agarkar is a former India all-rounder, known for his contributions to Indian cricket.

  • He represented the country in 26 Tests, 191 ODIs, and four T20Is.

  • Agarkar also has an impressive record in domestic cricket, having played 110 first-class matches, 270 List A matches, and 62 T20 matches.

About Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

  • It is the national governing body of cricket in India.

  • The headquarters of the BCCI is located at the Cricket Center near the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

  • The BCCI is responsible for the administration and organisation of cricket activities in India at both the national and international levels.

Establishment - December 1928

President - Roger Binny

CEO - Hemang Amin

Vice President - Rajeev Shukla

Men's Coach - Rahul Dravid

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