New Delhi:Here is a brief profile of the new selection panel appointed by the BCCI.
K SRIKKANTH: New Chairman Of Selectors
K Srikkanth played 43 Tests and scored 2062 runs while he scored 4091 runs in 146 ODIs. He was the highest scorer in the victorious 1983 World Cup Final at Lords.
Following his retirement in 1992, Srikkanth has remained active in the game as an expert and TV commentator.
He is also the brand ambassador for the IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings.
NARENDRA HIRWANI: Central Zone Selector
Narendra Hirwani, the leg-spinner from Madhya Pradesh, had a sensational start to his Test career as he picked 16 wickets against West Indies in his debut Test in 1988.
His international career was not a very long one. He played 17 Tests picking 66 wickets while in 18 ODIs he took 23 wickets. He retired from the first-class cricket in 2006.
SURENDRA BHAVE: West Zone Selector
Suredra Bhave represented Maharashtra in 97 first-class games and scored 28 centuries at an average of 58.
Bhave led Maharashtra to a Ranji final in 1992-93.
YASHPAL SHARMA: North Zone Selector
Yashpal Sharma is back in the selection panel from the North zone. He was a member of the 1983 World Cup winning team. He represented India in 32 Tests and 42 ODIs.
RAJA VENKATRAMAN: East Zone Selector
Raja Venkatraman played 41 first-class match for Bangal between 1980-1992 and scored 2260 runs. He slammed five hundred and ten half-centuries at an average of 44.33.