BCCI inaugurates 1st annual conclave in Himanchal

Dharamsala (Himanchal Pradesh): With the aim of focus on step to strengthening one of the biggest domestic cricket season of the world the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Anurag Thakur on Tuesday inaugurated the cricket board’s first ever annual conclave at Himanchal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) stadium on Tuesday.

Thakur said on Twitter, “Proud to announce the first ever BCCI conclave open! Annual BCCI cricket conclave begins in Dharamsala”.

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This conclave is expected to become an annual feature; the conclave which starts from 21 June will end on 24 June and is the first of its kind.

The board is likely to put its seal for approval on the head coach at the working committee meeting to be held on 24th June.

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Earlier, Thakur along with Harbhajan Singh together celebrated the second International Yoga Day at the same venue.

The board’s cricket advisory committee (CAC), comprising former star batsmen Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and V.V.S. Laxman, will interview the 21 candidates who have applied to be head coach of the national team in Kolkata on Tuesday.

Thakur earlier said in a statement, “This is the first time BCCI is hosting a four-day long conclave that aims at getting all stakeholders at one place and align everyone’s thoughts for improvement of the sport”.

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“Timing of this conclave couldn’t have been better. We are about to step into one of the most exciting cricket season and this is a perfect opportunity to bring everyone under one roof and discuss ideas and how to implement them”, Board Secretary Ajay Shirke said.