MSK Prasad has been appointed as the Lucknow Super Giants’ strategic consultant ahead of the major auction. The former India cricketer, according to LSG, would add unique views and experience to the franchise.
MSK Prasad, a former India cricketer and ex-chief selector, has joined the LSG as their new Strategic Consultant ahead of the IPL 2024 auction. Meanwhile, the auction date and location have yet to be revealed.
The former India cricketer, according to LSG, would add unique views and experience to the franchise. Prasad, the Chairman of the Senior Selection Committee for the BCCI. Oversaw the selection of the Indian team for the 2019 Cricket World Cup, in which India was eliminated after a semifinal loss to New Zealand.
“Prasad brings a wealth of experience and a stellar track record in cricket operations. As well as a passion that has driven him to remarkable achievements at both the national and international levels. ” His career also defined by a variety of achievements ranging from representing the Indian National Cricket Team to leading the operations of renowned cricket associations; all of which will provide great insights and experience to our business,” LSG said in an official release.
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Prasad has served as India’s chief selector in the past with a ‘3D’ controversy attached
MSK Prasad has played six Tests and 17 ODIs for India since making his international debut in May 1998. He has 106 and 131 runs in Tests and ODIs, respectively. During his tenure at the BCCI, he was essential in coordinating talent scouting and player development. In order to establish a strong talent pipeline for the Indian national team across all three formats.
In addition to his work with the BCCI, the 48-year-old has serve as the Director of Cricket Operations for the Andhra Cricket Association (ACA). With ACA, he coordinated the construction of cutting-edge coaching facilities in 13 districts around the state.
The former top selector typically seeks to have all-rounders on his team who can contribute significantly in all three formats. The right-handed hitter controversially chose teenage prodigy Vijay Shankar over seasoned campaigner Ambati Rayudu for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.