In a big update, it has been revealed that Chief Selector of Broad of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Chetan Sharma has reportedly resigned from the post. This news broke out on Friday morning (17 February). It is being further reported that he had sent his resignation to BCCI Secretary Jay Shah, who accepted it.
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It is to be noted that this comes after Zee Media’s sting operation, which was carried out on 15 February (Wednesday), later during the day. This decision of Sharma comes at his own will but if earlier reports are to be believed Jay Shah was said to take a call on his future after the shocking revelations made him in the sting operation.
“No, he wasn’t forced to resign. We were setting up an internal committee to probe the situation. But Chetan sent his resignation last night. Of course, it was an embarrassing situation. But it’s time to move on,” a senior BCCI official was quoted by InsideSport.
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In a big update followed by Chetan Sharma’s resignation, SS Das is set to take over the role. A BCCI Official was quoted stating, “SS Das is the next in line to be the chairman of the selection committee. He will take charge till the time a new selector comes in to replace Chetan.”