BCCI is offering increased salary to make Ajit Agarkar chief selector, know how much money is currently June 30, 2023 – Posted in: Articles, Featured Articles – Tags:

BCCI is offering increased salary to make Ajit Agarkar chief selector, know how much money is currently:

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is soon going to appoint a new chief selector, in which the name of Ajit Agarkar is at the forefront. Some time back Virender Sehwag’s name was also in the news but the former explosive batsman of India denied such things.

BCCI is offering increased salary to make Ajit Agarkar chief selector

It was believed that a player of stature like Virender Sehwag would have to fix an annual salary of at least Rs 4 to 5 crores to become the chief selector. The problem at the moment is that the BCCI currently pays a salary of Rs 1 crore annually to its chief selector.

Of course, this is also a big amount, but it is small to take a big former cricketer. India’s former star players earn well over a crore a year from things like endorsements, their roles with teams in the IPL, commentary, game analysis, etc. At present, apart from the chief selector, the other members of the selection panel get an annual salary of ninety lakh rupees.

Therefore, on the condition of anonymity, a BCCI official had said a few days ago that in order to attract former cricketers of great stature, the country’s apex body and the world’s richest cricket board are serious about increasing the salary for the post of Chief Selector. Thinking from

According to a report in the Indian Express, BCCI officials have approached Agarkar for the post and have promised to hike the annual salary of the chief selector.

Agarkar is a former Indian fast bowler who has made a name for himself in ODI cricket and also played 26 Test matches. Agarkar is also busy with many things after his retirement and is also associated with the Delhi Capitals team in IPL.

In such a situation, even one crore would have proved insufficient for Agarkar. Out of all the applications that have come, only Ajit is the biggest name. Not only this, this report suggests that Agarkar has also left the role of assistant coach of the Delhi Capitals team. Any post in BCCI requires you to avoid any conflict of interest situation.

Although an interesting thing is that Agarkar applied for the post of BCCI Chief Selector in 2020 he was not appointed. But since then the situation has changed a lot.

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