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Aashish Kapoor to replace Venkatesh Prasad in All-India Junior Selection Committee

Mr. Aashish Kapoor has replaced Mr. Venkatesh Prasad in the three-member All-India Junior Selection Committee. The other two members of the selection panel include Mr. Gyanendra Pandey and Mr. Rakesh Parikh.

A former off-spinner, Kapoor played four Tests and 17 ODIs for India, including the 1996 ICC World Cup. He has also played 128 first-class games and 93 List A matches.

Mr. CK Khanna, Acting President of the BCCI, congratulated Mr. Kapoor, saying “I wish him all the very best for this endeavour. I am sure he has a lot to offer when it comes to being a part of the junior selection committee with his varied expertise and experience in the game. India have a rich talent pool and it is important to identify the talent at a young age and nurture them."

Amitabh Choudhary

Acting Hon. Secretary

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BCCI appoints former DGP (Rajasthan) Mr Ajit Singh as Head, Anti-Corruption Unit

Mr Ajit Singh will take charge of the office ahead of 2018 season of IPL

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announces the appointment of Mr Ajit Singh as Head, Anti-Corruption Unit. A 1982 – Rajasthan cadre IPS officer, Mr Singh retired as Director General of Police, Rajasthan on November 30, 2017. Having served the Indian Police Service for around 36 years, Mr Singh comes with a wealth of experience in anti-corruption operations, investigative work and field policing. Mr Singh also headed the anti-corruption bureau of Rajasthan for four years.

Mr Ajit Singh will take charge of the office ahead of 2018 season of IPL and he will be based out of BCCI headquarters at Cricket Centre, Mumbai.

Mr Neeraj Kumar, the former Police Commissioner of Delhi, has been retained as Advisor – Anti-Corruption Unit till May 31, 2018.

The BCCI has also engaged the ICC Anti-Corruption Unit like previous years for the upcoming season of IPL. Both BCCI and ICC will closely work towards keeping the highest level of compliance for the Indian Premier League.

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