Amarnath, former cricketer in India, applies for the post of BCCI junior selector | Cricket News


Surinder Amarnath applied for the position of junior selector in the BCCI© TBEN

Former Indian drummer Surinder Amarnath applied for the post of junior selector in the BCCI. The application deadline for the five vacant positions ended last month and BCCI will begin the selection process soon. Surinder, the son of the great Lala Amarnath, performed 10 tests and three ODIs for India. He played up to 145 first-class games and scored over 8,000 points. “Our national team is doing well. It is mainly because of the robust structure in place that we continue to produce good cricketers. I hope to unearth more of this talent as a junior selector if the opportunity presents itself. “said the 72-year-old. PTI.

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In addition to his rich playing experience, Surinder also has a solid coaching background. He spent three years in Morocco, developing the game from scratch and was also a chief consultant for the Goa Cricket Association.


Surinder scored a century of testing on his debut, against New Zealand in Auckland in 1974. He shared a 204-point stand with Sunil Gavaskar in the same game.

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As a teenager, Amarnath scored a landmark century on Lord’s for Indian Schools Test Team against England Schools, in which he hit two sixes on the last two balls as India needed nine points to win.

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