Rakesh Saini is Punjab Cricket Association selection committee (Jr) chairman

Rakesh Saini is Punjab Cricket Association selection committee (Jr) chairman

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Anil Datt

Ludhiana, May 2

Former Punjab Ranji player Rakesh Saini from Ludhiana has been appointed the chairman of the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) selection committee (junior).

The right-hand batsman has played 10 first-class matches during his cricketing career (1995 to 1999).

Another player from Ludhiana, Karan Goel, has also been appointed a member of the senior selection committee.

During a span of eight years (2005-2013), the left-arm top-order batsman represented Punjab in 41 first-class matches in addition to playing for Kings IX Punjab in the Indian Premier League.

Bhupinder Singh (Jr) from Mohali, who has played 55 first-class matches between 1989 to 1998 besides being a member of the India U-19 squad (1988 to 1990), has been appointed the chairman of the PCA selection committee (senior).

The new body for junior category include chairman Rakesh Saini, and RP Singh, Ankur Singh Sondhi, Amit Kakria and Ankit Pursharthy as members.

The new body for senior category include chairman Bhupinder Singh (Jr), Karan Goel, Sapan Chopra, Babloo Kumar and Harminder Jugnu as members.

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