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    Four former cricketers to get one-time benefit

    Chennai: The BCCI on Wednesday decided to extend its one-time benefit scheme to four former Test cricketers, including Mohinder Amarnath, during their Working Committee meeting here.

    "The BCCI's Working Committee met in Chennai earlier on Wednesday. It was decided to extend the One-time benefit to cricketers who retired after 2003-04, but were eligible for the scheme at the end of the 2003-04 season," BCCI Secretary Sanjay Jagdale said in a release.

    "It was also decided to extend the One-time benefit to the four former Test Cricketers Mr. G R Viswanath, Mr. Mohinder Amarnath, Mr. Dilip Vengsarkar and Mr. SMH Kirmani," he added.

    The Working Committee also condoled the demise of Maharashtra Chief Minister and Union Minister, Vilasrao Deshmukh, who was also the former President of Mumbai Cricket Association, and Chairman of the Media Committee of the Board.

    The 82nd Annual General Meeting of the BCCI will be held in Mumbai on September 27th.