BCCI Announces Cash Prizes For Selectors Following Historic Win In Australia

Updated: 22 January 2019 16:01 IST

Following, India's historic tour of Australia, where they won both the Test and ODI series by a 2-1 margin, the BCCI has rewarded the selectors.

BCCI Announces Cash Prizes For Selectors Following Historic Win In Australia
The selection committee headed by MSK Prasad will get a bonus of Rs 20 lakh each. © AFP

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has declared cash rewards for the All-India Senior Selection Committee. The selection committee that comprises of five members will get a bonus of Rs 20 lakh each after India's historic tour of Australia, where they won both the Test and ODI series by 2-1 margins. Chairman of the BCCI Committee of Administrators (CoA) Vinod Rai had earlier announced cash awards for the cricketers as well as the support staff.

"The five men have played a crucial role in picking a balanced Indian squad and offering the team management enough options to work around different combinations. The boys chosen to represent the Indian team went about their task in a fearless manner and stood up in challenging situations," Rai said in a media release.

"Each member who has played a role in India's recent triumphs in Australia needs to be appreciated. With the ICC Cricket World Cup just about four months away, the three-match ODI series in Australia provided excellent preparation for the Indian team. The selectors have been focusing on a core group of cricketers that will make the cut at the showpiece event.

I congratulate them for picking some fine young talents, who performed brilliantly on their maiden tour of Australia," Diana Edulji, member CoA, said.

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Highlights
  • The BCCI selection committee comprises of five members
  • MSK Prasad heads the selection panel
  • The BCCI had earlier announced cash awards for the cricketers
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