Ajit Agarkar became the new Chief Selector, a huge increase in salary

Ajit Agarkar became the new Chief Selector, a huge increase in salary

Big news has come out regarding the new chief of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. Former fast bowler Ajit Agarkar has been appointed as the chief selector. Ajit Agarkar will replace Chetan Sharma as Chief Selector. BCCI has also increased the salary of Ajit Agarkar to make him the chief selector.

Ajit Agarkar was almost certain to become the chief selector. Ajit Agarkar was also in the race last time when Chetan Sharma was reinstated as chief selector. However then Chetan Sharma was successful at that time. But a sting by Chetan Sharma went viral on social media due to which he had to step down as chief selector. The post of Chief Selector was lying vacant for the past several months. Now Ajit Agarkar has been selected for this post.

Agarkar was earlier associated with Delhi Capitals. But a few days ago, Agarkar left Delhi Capitals. After this it was clear that Agarkar would be made the chief selector. Ajit Agarkar’s appointment is very important ahead of next month’s Asia Cup. Along with this, the role of Ajit Agarkar will be important regarding the World Cup to be held this year.

There were also reports that no big player wanted to apply for the position due to the selector’s low salary. It was also learned that Virender Sehwag turned down the offer to become the chief selector due to the low salary. Keeping these things in mind, BCCI has increased the salary of the Chief Selector. As chief selector, Ajit Agarkar receives an annual salary of Rs. 1 crore will get. The salaries of the remaining selectors have also been increased towards the BCCI.

Before playing his last ODI in 2007, Ajit Agarkar played 191 ODIs for India and took 288 wickets. Ajit Agarkar has also played 26 Tests. Not only this, Ajit Agarkar has also scored a Test century at Lord’s, the Mecca of cricket.

Amit Darji

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