Dilip Vensarkar: Selector?

Bar any unforseen circumstances, Dilip Vensarkar is set to take over from Kiran More as chief national selector of the Indian cricket team.

Vensarkar has been nominated by the powerful West Zone, and as a consequence his appointment now seems a certainty.

MCA official Ratnakar Shetty had this to say about the process:

“The Mumbai Cricket Association’s (MCA) management committee has proposed Vengsarkar as west zone’s representative and we expect his name to be cleared by other state associations of this zone.”

The selection committee will be officially announced on the 27-28 of September, during the annual Indian cricket board meeting.

Vengsarkar had a great Test career scoring 6868 runs in 116 matches which included 17 centuries. He was also the first player to hold the No.1 batting position when the World Rankings were first released.

Former Indian spinner Venkatapathy Raju, is also expected to be named as a new selector, representing the South Zone.

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