Ajit Agarkar: Former cricketer Chetan Sharma had resigned from the post of Chief Selector of BCCI a few months back. After his resignation, this post was lying vacant for a long time. But BCCI has announced the new Chief Selector on 4th June.
Former veteran cricketer Ajit Agarkar has been appointed by the BCCI as the Chief Selector. In such a situation, a question has become a topic of discussion on social media. In fact, it is being claimed on social media that BCCI has made Ajit Agarkar the chief selector in violation of the rules. In such a situation, let us know the truth of the whole matter in this article.
What is the whole truth?
Significantly, the selection committee of BCCI is from five different zones. Subroto Banerjee was representing Central Zone, S Sarat South Zone, SS Das East Zone and Salil Ankola West Zone. At the same time, before Ajit Agarkar became the chief selector, Chetan Sharma was representing the North Zone. After his resignation, no one was representing the North Zone.
Both Ajit Agarkar and Salil Ankola come from West Zone, currently no one from North Zone is in the selection committee. Regarding which this question is being raised whether BCCI has made Ajit Agarkar the Chief Selectors by violating the rules?
What are the rules?
Significantly, no big face from the North Zone had applied for the Chief Selectors post. In such a situation, BCCI was left with no option. So BCCI took a different decision and in the end they had to choose Ajit Agarkar from West Zone as the chief selector. After this investigation, it has been proved that BCCI has not broken any rule while choosing the Chief Selector.
How has Ajit Agarkar’s career been?
Talking about Ajit Agarkar, he has taken 58 wickets in 26 Test matches for India. Apart from this, he has taken 288 wickets in 191 ODIs. Apart from this, he has taken 3 wickets in 4 T20 matches.