Thursday, March 30, 2023

Malhotra, Paranjape and Naik make up the BCCI’s new Cricket Advisory Committee

The outdated one stays in place however solely as a brief measure. All of its members have been successfully sacked by the BCCI within the aftermath of India’s T20 World Cup exit. Nevertheless, it’s learnt that the chief Chetan Sharma has as soon as once more put his identify up for consideration.
The CAC was final in motion to nominate Rahul Dravid because the India head coach a yr in the past. Madan Lal (chief), Naik and RP Singh had been appointed in that CAC in January 2020 for an preliminary one yr time period. Their work started with the appointment of a range committee as effectively. However Lal turned 70 final yr and needed to depart his place as a result of as per the BCCI structure these over 70 can’t be a part of any committee. RP Singh then left the committee as a result of he joined the Mumbai Indians set-up as a expertise scout.

Malhotra, who will flip 66 in January, was the president of the Indian Cricketers’ Affiliation till October 2022 and was succeeded by Anshuman Gaekwad. Malhotra, a former middle-order batter, performed seven Checks and 20 ODIs from 1982 to 1986 and had coached the Bengal staff in home cricket from 2013 to 2015.

Paranjape, 50, performed 4 ODIs for India in 1998 and was himself within the choice panel which he now has to select, till early 2017.

Naik, 44, was a wicketkeeper-batter who performed two Checks, 46 ODIs, and 31 T20Is from 2002 to 2013.

The primary CAC was appointed in 2015 and had three high-profile names in Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman. They have been to be consulted on all main selections in Indian cricket, akin to appointing the top coach and staff director. In 2019, they have been all served notices for alleged battle of curiosity for for serving as IPL franchises’ assist employees members in addition to being on the CAC.

As soon as they stop, Kapil Dev grew to become the following high-profile identify to take over the CAC, together with Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy. However these three additionally stepped down after being served notices for alleged battle of curiosity by the BCCI ethics officer.

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