Sunil Joshi
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Last Update on: March 4th, 2020 at 05:43 pm

Sunil Joshi and Harvinder Singh are set to fetch roles in the All-India Senior Selection Committee, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced that the 3-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) recommended their names.

According to reports, the CAC, comprising Madan Lal, RP Singh and Sulakshana Naik, has recommended Sunil Joshi, former India spinner, for the role of Chairman of the senior men’s selection committee.

Sunil Joshi set to replace MSK Prasad

Sunil Joshi will replace MSK Prasad as the chairman of the selection committee. The other 3 members of the senior selection committee — Devang Gandhi, Sarandeep Singh and Jatin Paranjape — will continue and finish their terms by the end of 2020.

Sunil Joshi, Harvinder Singh background

Harvinder Singh played 3 Tests and 16 ODIs from 1998 to 2001. Sunil Joshi, meanwhile, played 15 Tests and 69 ODIs between 1996 and 2001.

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly had earlier announced that the new selection committee will only pick India’s ODI squad for the upcoming series against South Africa which will be played from March 12.

The 3-member CAC interviewed 5 shortlisted candidates in Mumbai on Wednesday. Rajesh Chouhan, Harvinder Singh, Venkatesh Prasad, Laxman Sivaramakrishnan and Sunil Joshi were interviewed to fill the vacancies created by outgoing chief selector MSK Prasad and fellow panel member Gagan Khoda.

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