On June 22, the BCCI issued an advertisement asking applications for a vacancy on the Men’s Selection Committee.
According to sources, former India bowler Ajit Agarkar has requested for a spot on the senior men’s selection committee. On June 22, the BCCI issued an advertisement asking applicants for a vacant position on the Men’s Selection Committee. The vacancy has not been filled since the resignation of the previous chairman of selectors, Chetan Sharma. Agarkar submitted his application on Thursday, one day before the deadline. The 45-year-old will be a strong contender for the position of chairman of selectors. Agarkar has represented India in 26 Tests and 191 One-Day Internationals. If Agarkar is chosen, the panel will have two West Zone selectors, with Salil Ankola the other. Shiv Sunder Das, S Sharath, and Subroto Banerjee are the other three nominees.
Agarkar worked as a coach for the Delhi Capitals in the IPL. However, DC announced on Thursday through Twitter that Agarkar and Shane Watson had parted ways with them.
According to the report, Agarkar also served as the head of selectors for Mumbai in domestic cricket from 2017 to 2019, when the entire panel abruptly stepped down.
In the IPL, Agarkar was a member of the Delhi Capitals’ coaching staff. However, on Thursday, DC stated on their Twitter account that Agarkar and Shane Watson had parted ways with them.
Agarkar was also the chairman of selectors for Mumbai in domestic cricket from 2017 to 2019, when the entire panel abruptly stood down, according to the article.