Sachin Sourav Laxman in BCCI advisory committee
Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman have been incorporated in the cricket advisory committee of the Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI).
In a press statement, BCCI said on Monday that President of the BCCI, Jagmohan Dalmiya, has nominated Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman as esteemed members of the Cricket Advisory Committee of the BCCI, with immediate effect.
These legendary cricketers have accepted the invitation to be part of this Committee, which will advise the BCCI on various progressive steps which are needed to be taken, that will enable Indian Cricket to be better prepared for the challenges of the future.
Areas of immediate focus will be to provide guidance to our national team as we set out to enhance our performance on overseas engagements, provide direction to improve our talent pathway and take steps to strengthen domestic cricket to better prepare our players to handle the rigours of International Cricket.
I am happy to note that our eminent cricketers have come forward to lend their experience and insights as we work towards a common goal of taking Indian Cricket to greater heights. The coming generations are bound to benefit from the guidance that will be provided by these luminaries and will go a long way in strengthening our existing system,
Anurag Thakur, Hony. Secretary, BCCI, said, On behalf of all my colleagues in the BCCI, I thank Sachin, Sourav and Laxman for having accepted our invitation to be part of this prestigious committee and I am confident that their invaluable advice will help Indian Cricket regain its leadership position in all formats of the game. Their participation augurs well for the future of the game in our country and the noble intention to give back to the game, is commendable.