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BCCI name Chetan Sharma, Kuruvilla, Mohanty as national selectors
Friday 01 January 2021

On Thursday (December 24), a host of new developments have come forward in Indian cricket following the conclusion of the 89th Annual General Meeting of the BCCI. While two new teams are set to be introduced in the IPL 2022 edition, the Madan Lal-led Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) named the new national selectors.
The (BCCI), on Thursday, named former cricketers Chetan Sharma, Abey Kuruvilla, and Debasis Mohanty as the new national selectors. Speaking to ANI, Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) chief Madal Lal confirmed the development and stated, "Yes, they have been appointed. Now, the one who has played maximum matches will be the chief," he said.
A three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) headed by Madan Lal, also comprising the likes of former pacer RP Singh and Sulakshana Naik, held the interviews for national selectors earlier in the day. The CAC had earlier also appointed Sunil Joshi and Harvinder Singh as the national selectors, who filled in the vacant spots left by MSK Prasad and Gagan Khoda respectively.
As speculations were rife that the former India pacer Ajit Agarkar would be the frontrunner for the post of the national selector, he surprisingly missed out. Agarkar, a veteran of 200 international games for Team India, was expected to become the chairman of the panel. 
As stated by Madan Lal, the most experienced player among Chetan Sharma, Abey Kuruvilla and Debasis Mohanty will be adjudged as the chief selector, hence, Chetan Sharma is set to take over the new role. Chetan, a former pacer represented India in 23 Tests and 65 ODIs (88 matches overall). On the contrary, Abbey played a total of 35 games (10 Tests, 25 ODIs) whereas Debasis played 47 matches for Team India (2 Tests, 45 ODIs). 
On Thursday (December 24), a host of new developments have come forward in Indian cricket following the conclusion of the 89th Annual General Meeting of the BCCI. While two new teams are set to be introduced in the IPL 2022 edition, the Madan Lal-led Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) named the new national selectors.

The (BCCI), on Thursday, named former cricketers Chetan Sharma, Abey Kuruvilla, and Debasis Mohanty as the new national selectors. Speaking to ANI, Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) chief Madal Lal confirmed the development and stated, "Yes, they have been appointed. Now, the one who has played maximum matches will be the chief," he said.

A three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) headed by Madan Lal, also comprising the likes of former pacer RP Singh and Sulakshana Naik, held the interviews for national selectors earlier in the day. The CAC had earlier also appointed Sunil Joshi and Harvinder Singh as the national selectors, who filled in the vacant spots left by MSK Prasad and Gagan Khoda respectively.

As speculations were rife that the former India pacer Ajit Agarkar would be the frontrunner for the post of the national selector, he surprisingly missed out. Agarkar, a veteran of 200 international games for Team India, was expected to become the chairman of the panel. 

As stated by Madan Lal, the most experienced player among Chetan Sharma, Abey Kuruvilla and Debasis Mohanty will be adjudged as the chief selector, hence, Chetan Sharma is set to take over the new role. Chetan, a former pacer represented India in 23 Tests and 65 ODIs (88 matches overall). On the contrary, Abbey played a total of 35 games (10 Tests, 25 ODIs) whereas Debasis played 47 matches for Team India (2 Tests, 45 ODIs). 

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