Sourav Ganguly likely to be new BCCI president
Former captain Sourav Ganguly name has been considered as a candidate for new BCCI president after Brijesh Patel.
Sourav Ganguly who’s currently the president of the Cricket Association of Bengal will have to admit his post in September, 2020 as he will go into a compulsory cooling off period. Former captain Sourav Ganguly name has been considered as a candidate for new BCCI president after Brijesh Patel.
Meanwhile, Jay Shah, who is son of Union Home Minister Amit Shah has been appointed as the new secretary while Arun Dhumal will be the new treasurer. Dhumal, who is the younger brother of the former BCCI president and MoS Finance Anurag Thakur.
However, According to reports the last day to file nomination is Monday, but no election is going to take place since all candidates have emerged unopposed after weeks of hectic parleys.
Ganguly, who was one of the finest captains India had will turn a new leaf albeit for 10 months, even as a new chapter starts in Indian cricket.
Brijesh, who was former President backed by Tail Nadu strongman N Srinivasan, emerged Presidential candidate when Ganguly remained non-committal on campaigning for the BJP in the 2021 state assembly elections.
Meanwhile, North East official senior said ‘Yes, Brijesh was running for the President's post with N Srinivasan actively lobbying for him. However, there was stiff resistance against him. We are happy Sourav is the new President’.