Neeraj Kumar named chief security advisor for World T20 2016 in India

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New Delhi, July 17: Former Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar was today appointed as the Chief Advisor of Security and anti-corruption unit (ACSU) of BCCI for next year's T20 World Cup to be hosted by India.

Kumar was already roped in by the BCCI for a one-year period in the anti-corruption unit during the IPL.

Neeraj Kumar

"The Board of Control for Cricket in India today announced the names of the organising committee for the mega event with Dr M V Sridhar as the General Manager for Cricket Operations," the BCCI said in a statement Amrit Mathur has been appointed as the Principal Coordinator while R P Shah will be the Tournament Manager, Finance.

In other positions, KVP Rao will be the Manager for Cricket Operations, while Nishant Jeet Arora, Media Manager of the BCCI, will double up as Tournament Media Manager.

Mayank Parikh has been nominated as Manager – Logistics and hospitality and Professor Ratnakar Shetty, who was the Tournament Director of the ICC Cricket World Cup-2011, has been appointed as an advisor to the Committee.

PTI

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