Saurav Ganguly Officially Takes Over as BCCI's 39th President

Former India captain Saurav Ganguly Officially Takes Over as BCCI’s 39th President on Wednesday, becoming the biggest name to head the world’s most luxurious cricket board.

The 47-year-old Ganguly officially entrusted with the task of heading Indian cricket for the next nine months.

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at the BCCI’s General Body meeting here, it is closing a turbulent 33month reign of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA).

Ganguly’s appointment concluded last week.

In the conference that was also a reunion of sorts for some of the familiar faces associated with the board

before that CoA’s institution, Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah got the secretary.

During his tenure, Ganguly will seem to coordinate with old guards such as past President N Srinivasan

and ex-Secretary Niranjan Shah, whose kids are now a member of the BCCI.

Mahim Verma of Uttarakhand grew the new vice president.

Former BCCI director and famous junior finance minster Anurag Thakur’s younger brother Arun Dhumal matched the treasurer.

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while Kerala’s Jayesh George won the general secretary’s position.

Ganguly, who got over as India captain as one of its darkest hours following the 2000 match-fixing shame,

will need to demit-office by the end of July next year as per the provisions of a new constitution, which gives ‘Cooling-Off’ period mandatory after 6-years in office.

One of the most beautiful left-handers to have represented India,

Saurav Ganguly Officially Takes Over as BCCI’s 39th President, Ganguly is required to make use of his experience increased the secretary & later President of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB).

He has placed a few goals, and the first ones are restructuring of first-class cricket as well as making the administration.

back in shape on with making India’s position of love again in the corridors of International Cricket Council (ICC).

With the battle of interest rules in place, Ganguly will face the challenge of having character cricketers on board

as remote as the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), national selection panels are concerned.

His take on veteran Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s multicultural future, Day/Night Test cricket, severe Test centres will also be examined.

His tenure works at a time when the International Cricket Council has dropped India out of its newly formed working group,

which might change the country’s part in the ICC revenue.

The group has been designed to figure out a new governance arrangement for the world body.


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