Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman have been made part of the BCCI's cricket advisory committee, which will guide the Board on the progressive steps needed for future challenges. The legendary cricketers have accepted the invitation to be part of this Committee, which will advise the BCCI. Their guidance will be sought in preparing the national team for playing in overseas matches besides strengthening the domestic structure.
The areas of immediate focus will be providing guidance to the national team, providing direction to improve the talent pathway and take steps to strengthen the domestic cricket to better prepare the players to handle the rigours of international cricket. The trio will also co-ordinate between the team and the board. Tendulkar played a whopping 200 Tests (15921 runs) and 463 ODIs (18426 runs) apart from a T20 International before retiring in 2013 while Ganguly played in 113 Tests and 311 ODIs for India apart from leading the country to the final of 2003 World Cup. The 40-year-old Laxman played in 134 Tests and 86 ODIs.