BCCI announces appointment of CAC members; makes surprise choice
BCCI's Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) will pick two new selectors to replace MSK Prasad and Gagan Khoda. The new members of CAC were unveiled by the Indian cricket board
Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday (January 31) announced the appointment of its Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC).
The three-member committee comprises former cricketers Madan Lal, Rudra Pratap Singh and Sulakshana Naik. The 34-year-old Singh is the youngest member of the CAC.
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The term of appointment will be for one year, the BCCI said in a media advisory.
Lal represented India in 39 Tests and 67 ODIs and was a member of the victorious Indian team that lifted the World Cup in 1983. He later served as the coach of the national side and was also a member of the senior selection committee.
Singh played for India in 14 Tests, 58 ODIs and 10 T20Is and was a part of the Indian squad that won the World T20 in South Africa in 2007.
Naik played two Tests, 46 ODIs and 31 T20Is for India in a career spanning 11 years.
The CAC will have to appoint two selectors to replace MSK Prasad (chairman) and Gagan Khoda. The BCCI has already advertised for the posts.
Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman had previously served in the CAC. Also, 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev too was part of the CAC which picked Ravi Shastri as Team India coach.