Virender Sehwag Named In Cricket Committee For Delhi, Gautam Gambhir Is Special Invitee

Updated: 25 July 2018 16:24 IST

Virender Sehwag will be joined by Aakash Chopra and Rahul Sanghvi in the committee.

Virender Sehwag Named In Cricket Committee For Delhi, Gautam Gambhir Is Special Invitee
Sehwag represented India in 104 Tests and 251 ODIs. © AFP

The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) on Wednesday announced the formation of the Cricket Committee which includes former India opener Virender Sehwag. Former Test players Aakash Chopra and Rahul Sanghvi have also been named in the 3-member committee. Veteran opening batsman Gautam Gambhir has been named as a special invitee to the committee. "The Cricket Committee is authorised to form various selection committees as per the recommendations made by the Lodha Committee and the BCCI guidelines for the state association and to give valuable guidance to the association for the improvement of cricket in Delhi," the DDCA said in a statement.

Sehwag represented India in 104 Tests and 251 ODIs amassing over 16,000 runs in both the formats combined. He is currently the mentor with IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab.

Aakash Chopra, who represented India in 10 Tests, is currently works as a commentator, contracted different channels. Rahul Sanghvi is the team manager of the IPL franchise Mumbai Indians.

(With IANS inputs)

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Highlights
  • The Cricket Committee is authorised to form various selection committees.
  • The committee will give valuable guidance for the improvement of cricket.
  • Veteran opening batsman Gautam Gambhir has been named as a special invite
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