In the aftermath of a controversial sting operation, Chetan Sharma, the former India pacer, has resigned as the Chairman of the Senior Men’s Selection Committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The resignation took place in February 2023.
Vacant Position and Interim Chairman Appointment
Following Chetan Sharma’s resignation, the position of the Chairman of the Selectors remains vacant. The BCCI has appointed Shiv Sunder Das as the interim chairman of the selection committee. However, a permanent replacement for Chetan Sharma has not been named yet.
Controversy Surrounding Chetan Sharma
Chetan Sharma found himself at the center of a controversy after a sting operation conducted by a private news channel. The sting operation revealed some shocking revelations made by Sharma, including inside secrets, his conversation with head coach Rahul Dravid, and insights into the removal of Virat Kohli as the ODI captain.
Reasons for Resignation
Reports suggest that Chetan Sharma’s resignation was influenced by a loss of faith from captain Rohit Sharma and coach Rahul Dravid. The aftermath of the sting operation played a significant role in his decision to step down.
Emotional Tweet Reflecting on Tough Times
In a recent tweet, Chetan Sharma expressed his emotions, stating that life has been tough for him so far. He mentioned that he has no hope from those close to him and sought blessings from Mata Rani (Mother Goddess).
These developments have left the BCCI with the task of finding a suitable replacement for the vacant position of Chairman of the Selectors.
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