Sourav Ganguly, the former president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) wished Roger Binny best of luck for being chosen as the new board chief. The former India captain likewise expressed that the new office conveyors of BCCI will take the Indian Cricket governing committee forward.
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“I wish Roger (Binny) all the best. The new group will take this forward. BCCI is in great hands. Indian cricket is strong so I wish them all the luck,” said Ganguly.
Ganguly was before not considered for a second term as the BCCI President and was deprived of the post after a BCCI meeting at the Trident on October 11. The former cricketer had before offered his viewpoints on his tenure as the BCCI President.
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“I was the president of the Cricket Association of Bengal for five years. I have been president of BCCI for years. After all these terms, you have to leave and go. As an administrator, you have to contribute a lot and make things better for the team.
Me being a player, who was around for a long time, understood it. I enjoyed my time as an administrator thoroughly. You cannot play forever and you cannot remain in administration forever,” said Ganguly at an event earlier.
The former India captain was the president from 2015 to 2019 before moving to the BCCI. The CAB polls are planned to be hung on October 31. Former Indian cricketer Roger Binny was chosen as the 36th President of the Indian cricket body, BCCI, replacing Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday.
The 91st Annual General Meeting of the BCCI was held in Mumbai. Quite, Binny was the main possibility to have documented a nomination for the top post. Sourav Ganguly finished his BCCI President’s stint in the wake of three difficult years.
Jay Shah will continue to act as the BCCI Secretary. Ashish Shelar has been appointed as BCCI Financial officer. Rajeev Shukla will be the VP, though Devajit Saikia will be the joint secretary. Arun Dhumal has been appointed as the IPL Director.