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Venkatesh Prasad steps down as Chairman of U-19 selection committee

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WION Web Team Delhi, India Mar 02, 2018, 03.51 PM (IST)

Former Indian cricketer, Venkatesh Prasad has stepped down as the Chairman of the Indian Cricket team's junior selection committee. The Board for Cricket Control in India (BCCI) announced the same on Friday.

Acting BCCI President CK Khanna also confirmed his resignation. Prasad's resignation comes within a month of the Indian Under-19 team lifting the World Cup. 

The reason behind Prasad's resignation is not yet clear and has not been officially communicated. 

(With inputs from ANI)