Ajit Agarkar Appointed As New Chief Selector Of Indian Team

Former Indian bowling all-rounder Ajit Agarkar has been appointed as the chief selector of the Men’s Selection Committee. Ms. Sulakshana Naik, Mr. Ashok Malhotra, and Mr Jatin Paranjape, who are the part of Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) conducted interviews for the role of a selector in the Men’s Selection Committee. After consideration, the three members of CAC have unanimously put forward Mr. Ajit Agarkar as their recommendation for the chief selector.

The former Indian bowler has played a total of 26 Test matches, 191 ODIs), and 4 T20Is. Alongside his international career, Agarkar also played 110 first-class matches, 270 List A matches, and 62 T20 matches. He was part of the Indian team in the 2007 World Cup when India lifted the trophy in 2007 in South Africa.

Ajit Agarkar also holds the record for the fastest half-century in ODI cricket that he made against Zimbabwe in 2000.

Before this, Ajit Agarkar was the chief selector of the Mumbai Team and then he served Delhi Capitals as coach. Before Agarkar, Chetan Sharma was the chief selector of the Indian Cricket Management, and later on, he was sacked for revealing the unheard stories of Team India.

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