BCCI appoints ex-Delhi top cop as chief advisor security for T20 World Cup



Former Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar has been appointed as the chief advisor of security and anti-corruption unit of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the T20 World Cup to be hosted by India in 2016.

The BCCI had hired the services of Kumar for a 12-month period in the anti-corruption unit during the Indian Premier League.

“The BCCI had announced the names of the organising committee for the mega event. MV Sridhar is the general manager for cricket operations,” the BCCI said in a statement.

Cricket expert Amrit Mathur has been appointed as the principal coordinator, while RP Shah will be the tournament manager, finance.

In other positions, KVP Rao will be the manager, cricket operations, while Nishant Jeet Arora, media manager of the BCCI, will double up as the tournament media manager.

Mayank Parikh has been nominated as manager, logistics and hospitality, while Professor Ratnakar Shetty, who was the tournament director of the ICC Cricket World Cup-2011, was appointed as an advisor to the committee.



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