BCCI Invites Applications for Indian Cricket Team Selector Position

BCCI Calls for Applications for Men’s Selection Committee Member

The Board for Cricket Control in India (BCCI) has recently extended an invitation for applications to fill the position of a member in the Men’s Selection Committee. This announcement was disseminated on the official BCCI website, as well as across various social media platforms managed by the cricket governing body. Prospective candidates interested in applying for this role are advised to submit their applications on or before the closing date of June 30. Following the application process, selected candidates will proceed to the interview phase of the selection procedure.

The eligibility criteria for the position of a member in the Men’s Selection Committee, as set forth by the Board for Cricket Control in India (BCCI), are as follows:

Playing Experience:

  1. The candidate must have participated in a minimum of seven Test Matches.
  2. The candidate should have played at least thirty First-Class Matches.
  3. The candidate must have featured in a minimum of ten One Day International Matches and twenty First-Class Matches.


The candidate must have retired from professional cricket at least five years prior to applying for the position.

Cricket Committee Membership:

Candidates who have served as members of any Cricket Committee, as defined in the Memorandum of Association and Rules and Regulations of the BCCI, for a cumulative period of five years will not be eligible for consideration as a member of the Men’s Selection Committee.

These qualifications serve as essential benchmarks to ensure that the selected candidate possesses a robust understanding of the game, adequate experience at the professional level, and is not currently involved in any conflicting roles within the cricketing fraternity.

The prospective candidates for the position of a member in the Men’s Selection Committee will have the following key responsibilities:

Selection of the National Team:

  • Ensure the fair and transparent selection of the best possible team for national representation.
  • Assess player performance, potential, and skill sets to make informed decisions regarding team composition.

Development of Bench Strength:

  • Strategically plan and prepare a strong pool of talented players as a backup for the Senior National Team.
  • Identify and nurture promising players who can contribute to the team’s success in the long run.

Attendance at Team Meetings:

  • Attend team meetings as and when required to contribute insights and expertise in matters related to team selection and composition.

Match Observation:

  • Travel to various domestic and international cricket matches to closely observe players’ performances and potential selections.
  • Gather valuable insights by assessing players’ skills, form, and adaptability in different playing conditions.

Performance Evaluation Reports:

  • Prepare and provide comprehensive evaluation reports of the team’s performance to the Apex Council of the BCCI on a quarterly basis.
  • Deliver objective assessments and recommendations based on the team’s overall performance and individual players’ contributions.

Media Interactions:

  • Address the media on matters related to team selection as and when instructed by the BCCI.
  • Communicate the rationale behind team selection decisions, maintaining transparency and fostering public understanding.

Captain Appointment:

  • Participate in the process of appointing a captain for the team in each format, considering various factors such as leadership abilities, on-field performance, and team dynamics.

Compliance with BCCI Rules:

  • Adhere to the rules, regulations, and policies established by the BCCI in all aspects of the selection process.
  • Uphold the integrity of the game and the values of the BCCI while fulfilling the responsibilities of the role.

These responsibilities highlight the crucial role of the Men’s Selection Committee member in ensuring the selection of a strong, balanced, and competitive national team, as well as developing the future talent pool to sustain the success of Indian cricket.

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