Srikkanth likely to remain selector for next four years

Kris Srikkanth has offered to resign after Test series loss in England AFP

By CricketCountry Staff

New Delhi: Sep 6, 2011

Krishnamachari Srikkanth, the chairman of the four-member selection committee is likely to be given a fresh four-year contract by the Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) in India, reports said.

The BCCI is expected to make an official announcement regarding Srikkanth s future as selector during its Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on September 19 and 20, 2011.

Earlier it was reported that Srikkanth had offered to resign, in the wake of the team s poor performance in the Test series against England, which was rejected by the BCCI on grounds of a successful run at the post since last three years.

Among the four members of the selection committee, North Zone s Yashpal Sharma could be replaced by Vikram Rathore. The other three members Narendra Hirwani (Central), Raja Venkat (East) and Surendra Bhave (West) are likely to be retained.

Also, it is learnt that BCCI vice president Rajiv Shukla will be named the new Indian Premier League commissioner in place of Chirayu Amin in the AGM