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Former Indian Cricketer Ajit Agarkar Appointed Chairman of Men’s Selection Committee

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Former Indian all-rounder Ajit Agarkar has been officially named the Chairman of Senior Men’s Selection Committee for the Indian cricket team. The Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), consisting of Sulakshana Naik, Ashok Malhotra, and Jatin Paranjape, unanimously selected Mr Ajit Agarkar for the esteemed position after conducting interviews with various candidates.

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Mr Agarkar, a former Indian all-rounder, boasts an impressive cricketing career, having represented the country in 26 Tests, 191 ODIs, and four T20Is. Additionally, he has played 110 first-class matches, 270 List A matches, and 62 T20 matches. He played a crucial role in India’s victorious squad during the inaugural T20 World Cup held in South Africa in 2007.

Throughout his career, Mr Agarkar achieved remarkable feats, including holding the record for the fastest half-century by an Indian batter in ODI. He achieved this milestone with a blistering 21-ball fifty against Zimbabwe in 2000. Furthermore, he held the record for being the fastest to reach 50 ODI wickets for almost a decade, accomplishing the feat in just 23 matches.

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After retiring from international cricket, Mr Agarkar took up the role of Chief Selector for the senior Mumbai Team and also fulfilled coaching responsibilities with the Delhi Capitals.

Based on seniority, the CAC further recommended Mr Agarkar for the prestigious role of Chairperson of the Men’s Selection Committee, taking into account his total number of Test matches played.

Men’s Selection Committee: Ajit Agarkar (Chairperson), Shiv Sundar Das, Subroto Banerjee, Salil Ankola, Sridharan Sharath.

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