BCCI appoints Sandeep Patil as New Chief Selector


TNI Bureau: Former Test cricketer Sandeep Patil has been appointed as the new Chief Selector of a five-member selection committee of the Indian cricket board. However, Mohinder Amarnath, who has already completed his one year in the committee, was shown the exit door.

The 56-year-old Patil replaced K Srikanth amid the reports that Roger Binny will take over as the chief selector at the annual general meeting of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

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Other members of the five-member selection committee are Roger Binny (South), Vikram Rathore (North), Saba Karim (East) and Rajinder Singh Hans (Central).

It is a huge setback for Amarnath, whose score had helped team India to win World Cup in 1983. He has been dropped in the panel.

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