While the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) meets for its Annual Common Meeting in Ahmedabad on Thursday, it’s set to kind a brand new Cricket Advisory Committee, which is able to choose the three national selectors forward of the series in opposition to England.
A 3-member committee headed by Madan Lal – R. P. Singh and Sulakshana Naik have been the opposite members – had appointed Sunil Joshi and Harvinder Singh as national selectors earlier this 12 months, and new committee will probably be fashioned to take over and conduct the interviews.
A few Board officers, who’re conscious of the event, stated that the interview course of may begin within the first or second week of January, a lot in time earlier than the series towards England, scheduled to be performed in February and March.
Some prime names – together with Ajit Agarkar, Abey Kuruvilla, Maninder Singh and Chetan Sharma – have utilized for the three vacant positions. Whereas Sharma and Kuruvilla are outstanding names, Agarkar is the largest amongst them, having performed greater than 200 internationals throughout formats for India.
Regardless that the BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly had earlier said that the zonal system received’t be adopted whereas selecting the choice committee, the Madan Lal committee had changed M. S. K. Prasad (south zone) with Joshi, whereas Gagan Khoda (central zone) was changed by Harvinder. So, it’s anticipated that the zonal coverage will probably be adopted this time around, too.