CAC still doesn’t have a date for conducting India selector interview

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Speaking to IANS, sources within the understanding of developments said that the trio of Madan Lal, R.P. Singh and Sulakshana Naik had been yet to be informed about whilst the interview of the applicants for the two selectors’ post will take vicinity.

“No, as of Thursday night, the trio hasn’t obtained something close to whilst precisely the candidates may be an interview for the posts left vacant by means of chief selector M.S.K. Prasad (South Zone) and Gagan Khoda (Central Zone) as their tenures have ended. It should be executed soon as the team for the ODI series against South Africa needs to be picked in the first week of March because the first ODI is to be performed in Dharamsala on March 12,” the source said.

Earlier, Lal had instructed IANS that he was waiting to choose the two new selectors by way of March 1 or 2 as they had acquired the list of applicants eligible for the job.

“We have got the listing. We can now shortlist the applicants. The three folks will tally after that and determine on who all to call for the final spherical of interviews. We need to be out with the new selectors by March 1 or 2 before the boys return from the New Zealand tour. We have to finish this off as the brand new selectors want to take a seat down and pick the squad for the ODI series towards South Africa which begins on March 12,” he had stated on February 17.

Asked if the trio has had any assembly so far inside the matter, Lal had said that they had got just received the listing of applicants and no assembly had taken region to submit that.

Efforts to get in touch with Ganguly failed as he didn’t reply to messages. The BCCI had appointed the new CAC on January 31.

Former leg-spinner Laxman Sivaramakrishnan and previous pacer Ajit Agarkar are the two names that are most in all likelihood to conflict it out for the post of leader selector left vacant by means of Prasad.

While the guideline says that the ‘the senior maximum Test cap from some of the contributors of the committee shall be appointed the chairman’, Ganguly in advance made it clean that the maximum capped Test cricketer might be the only heading the crew of selectors. “It may be the only with the maximum Tests,” he had stated.

The selectors who will preserve are Sarandeep Singh (North), Devang Gandhi (East) and Jatin Paranjpe (West).