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Dilip Vengsarkar to head MCA panel on cricket improvement

June 24, 2015 21:56 IST

Former India skipper and ex-chief selector Dilip Vengsarkar would head the Cricket Improvement Committee (CIA) of the Mumbai Cricket Association, according to MCA sources. 

Dilip VengsarakarVengsarkar, who played 116 Tests, will lead the five-member panel whose other members were yet to be decided, sources said after a meeting of its Managing Committee on Wednesday.

The 59-year-old former cricketer had contested the MCA's elections held last week and was elected as one of the two Vice-Presidents.

Meanwhile, the Managing Committee also decided to revert one of its oldest tournaments - the Dr H D Kanga League - to its original dates - in the midst of monsoon instead of at the tail-end of the season as was the case over the last two years. 

A lot of clubs expressed their unhappiness over the change in the tournament's format in the run-up to the elections when the two contesting groups held their pre-election campaign meetings with the voting club members.

Image: Dilip Vengsarkar

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