Ajit Agarkar Quits Delhi Capitals After Throwing His Hat In Choice Ring: Report | Cricket Information

Ajit Agarkar, who’s the frontrunner for the Indian chief selector’s job, on Thursday relinquished his assistant coach’s submit in IPL franchise Delhi Capitals. With Agarkar’s identify within the reckoning, the BCCI may need to extend the annual remuneration of Rs 1 crore provided to the chairman of selectors and Rs 90 lakh for the opposite members of the panel. Agarkar, as an assistant coach with DC and as a commentator, earns far more than present annual bundle of chief selector and therefore, the BCCI should evaluate the prevailing pay construction.

Agarkar is within the operating for the highest job was reported by PTI on Wednesday and subsequently, the information of him leaving the franchise made it clear that he might be seen sitting on the recent seat as soon as nationwide choice committee picks up the T20 squad for the tour of West Indies.

Actually, Delhi Capitals, confirmed that Agarkar will not proceed as DC assist workers together with former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson.

“You will always have a place to call home here. Thank You, Ajit and Watto, for your contributions. All the very best for your future endeavours,” DC tweeted.

Agarkar had earlier appeared for an interview for the selector’s submit again in 2021 when Chetan Sharma from North Zone grew to become the pinnacle of the panel.

Actually, Agarkar was pipped by his former Mumbai teammate Abey Kuruvilla, although he had just one 12 months of tenure left, having served as 4 years as junior choice committee chairman.

The 45-year-old former disciple of late Ramakant Acherkar was a far more embellished candidate who had utilized with 191 ODIs, 26 Checks and 4 T20s underneath his belt.

Nonetheless, it was learnt that erstwhile regime (2021) of Mumbai Cricket Affiliation had an issue along with his candidature and therefore the BCCI did not take his case.

Additionally inducting Agarkar would have prevented Chetan from changing into the chairman as he had stable backing from a piece within the board.

It’s understood that present MCA regime will not have an issue because it already has Salil Ankola within the roster.

The 2 different names which can be in rivalry are Dilip Vengsarkar and Ravi Shastri however it could not be confirmed whether or not both of them have utilized for the job.

In case of Vengsarkar, the difficulty is that he solely has one 12 months of tenure left. Vengsakar had been a md of selectors from 2005 September to 2008 and the utmost time period is for 4 years.

The BCCI has this time relaxed the age cap of 60 years and likewise determined to dispose of the conference of honouring the zonal system the place 5 zones (North East not included presently) have a illustration.

Therefore, there’s a chance of getting two selectors from the West Zone.

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