Indian doctor joins world cricket body medical committee

March 29th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Sports medical consultant of Indian cricket board Anant Joshi has been appointed member of the newly constituted International Cricket Council medical committee. “Dr. Joshi has been heading BCCI’s (Board of Control for Cricket in India) medical committee for almost two decades and has been appointed as a member of the newly constituted ICC medical committee,” a BCCI statement said.

His appointment came days after I.S. Bindra was appointed principal adviser of ICC and just a few months before Sharad Pawar takes over as vice-president of the world body.

Joshi is a Master of Surgery (Orthopaedic) from University of Bombay and Master in Sports Sciences in Sports Mechanic and Fitness from United States Sports Academy, Alabama.

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