The BCCI on Tuesday announced cash awards
of Rs. 20 lakh each for selection committee members following India’s maiden
test series win in Australia. BCCI even released a statement, “It has been
decided that the selection committee comprising five members will get a bonus
of Rs 20 lakh each”. The selection committee includes chairman MSK Prasad, Devang
Gandhi, Jatin Paranjpe, Gagan Khoda and Sarandeep Singh. Committee of Administrators
(CoA) chairman Vinod Rai lauded the selectors for picking a balanced Indian
squad during the test and ODI series in Australia.
The CoA chairman appreciated team India
and admired their fabulous performance in Australia where team India won the
series with 2-1. He Said, “Earlier he had announced a cash reward for
cricketers and support staff and now he had decided to reward the selectors as
Member of CoA, Diana Edulji also
acknowledge the role of the selectors in India’s performance.
India will take on New Zealand in a five-ODI
series starting with the first match at Napier on Wednesday, besides playing a
three game T20 series.