Aashish Kapoor appointed chairman of junior selection committee


New Delhi, Apr 26 (PTI) Former India off-spinner Aashish Kapoor has been appointed chairman of the All-India Junior Selection Committee, the BCCI informed today.

The 47-year-old Kapoor replaces ex-speedster Venkatesh Prasad, who in March, had tendered his resignation from the post of chairman, less than a month after the India won the U-19 World Cup.

Apart from Kapoor, the other two members of the selection panel include Gyanendra Pandey and 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.

Prasad had worked as the head of the junior national selection committee for 30 months

Edited by PTI


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