The Board of Control for Cricket in India have announced a fresh Cricket Advisory Committee on Thursday, 1 December 2022. Former selectors Ashok Malhotra, Jatin Paranjape and Sulakshana Naik have been named in the panel, which is expected to take the big call on the new selection panel for men’s cricket.
The BCCI pulled the plug on the earlier selection panel under the guidance of Chetan Sharma, who were responsible for the selection of the India squad that went to 2021 T20 World Cup, Asia Cup 2022 and the recently concluded T20 World Cup in Australia. India suffered shock 10-wicket defeats in both of their last two World Cup outings, one against Pakistan and one against England.
The Indian side were knocked out in the 2021 edition of the tournament from the Super-12 stages, failed to make it to the final of the continental competition and then were knocked out from the 2022 edition of the ICC tournament in the semi-final against England.
In a statement released on their official website, the BCCI announced the appointement of Malhotra, Paranjape and Naik in its new Cricket Advisor Committee.
“The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday, announced the appointment of its Cricket Advisory Committee.”
“The three-member committee comprises Mr Ashok Malhotra, Mr Jatin Paranjape and Ms Sulakshana Naik.”
“Mr Malhotra has represented India in 7 Tests and 20 One-day internationals and recently served as the President of the Indian Cricketers’ Association. Mr Paranjape has played 4 ODIs for India and was part of the Senior Men’s Selection Committee.” “Ms Naik, who played two Tests, 46 ODIs and 31 T20Is for India in a career spanning 11 years, continues to be a part of the three-member CAC,”