'We have received a list of 44 applicants and we should have the two selectors appointed by the end of New Zealand tour,' said Madan Lal
Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar applies for chief selector's job, Venkatesh Prasad throws hat in ring too
Agarkar, who is a former chairman of Mumbai senior selection committee, is in contention for the chairman's post as the new constitution doesn't have provisions for zonal system.
BCCI set to appoint former cricketers Madan Lal, Gautam Gambhir as Cricket Advisory Committee members
The BCCI is all set to appoint World Cup winning former India players Madan Lal and Gautam Gambhir as members of the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) which will pick selection committees for the next four-year cycle starting 2020.
Prasad's departure means the Ganguly-led BCCI has gone by the old constitution that has a provision of a maximum of four-year term for the selection committee. The amended constitution had a maximum five-year term.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly could decide to cut short tenure of MSK Prasad-led selection committee as part of overhaul
Ganguly has indicated that Prasad and Khoda are set to be replaced while Paranjpe, Gandhi and Sarandeep have a year left
Dhoni has been on a sabbatical post India's World Cup exit and is unlikely to feature in three-match T20 series against Bangladesh, set to be picked on 24 October
BCCI rewards Indian selectors with cash awards of Rs 20 lakh each following India's maiden Test series win in Australia
The Indian selection committee comprises chairman MSK Prasad, Devang Gandhi, Jatin Paranjpe, Gagan Khoda and Sandeep Singh.
The decision was taken by the Cricket Operations wing of BCCI headed by Saba Karim and the CoA also feels that chief selector MSK Prasad and company should be rewarded for their services.
Former India spinner Ashish Kapoor likely to replace Venkatesh Prasad in junior national selection panel
Kapoor had played 4 Tests and 17 ODIs for India. He had played the 1996 World Cup semi-final against Sri Lanka.
It has been learnt that BCCI has zeroed in on 55 former India players, who have either not been paid during the first lot of payments or are due to get some balance of payments.
The BCCI committee on Lodha reforms on Saturday included demarcation of functions performed by honorary office-bearers and paid professionals to the list of reservations it has about the implementation of the Supreme Court order.
Jatin Paranjpe and Gagan Khoda have been removed from the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) senior selection panel,
Jatin Paranjpe and Gagan Khoda are set to be removed from the BCCI senior selection panel after the Board was clearly told to trim to the panel to three members in place of five, as recommended by the Supreme Court-appointed Lodha Committee.
Hence the stakes are certainly high for India players and they should be on the ball and stay motivated irrespective of the goings-on outside the field.
The BCCI is likely to remove senior national selectors Gagan Khoda and Jatin Paranjpe when the members meet for SGM, due to pressure from the Supreme Court.
All five selectors MSK Prasad (chairman), Gagan Khoda, Sarandeep Singh, Jatin Paranjpe and Devang Gandhi between them might have played just 13 Tests and 31 ODIs but that’s not a reason to run them down.
BCCI on Wednesday named a five-member selection committee headed by former wicketkeeper-batsman MSK Prasad and comprising two members with no Test experience.