Sourav Ganguly takes over as BCCI President: Addresses first Press Conference
Former Indian Captain, Sourav Ganguly has finally taken over as the BCCI President. Notably, Ganguly is the first India cricketer after the Maharaja of Vizianagaram to become the BCCI President. Notably, Gangulay’s tenure as BCCI president will be for 10 months. He will serve as BCCI president till September 2020. He is currently the president of Cricket Association of Bengal and he has to go into a compulsory cooling-off period.
On the other hand, Jai Shah, Son of Home Minister Amit Shah has also started his tenure as the new secretary while Arun Dhumal takes office has a treasurer. Notably, Dhumal is the younger brother of former BCCI President Anurag Thakur.
Taking a look at Sourav Ganguly’s cricket Career
The appointment of 47-year-old as the BCCI chief has reaffirmed the saying “Once a leader always a leader”. There is no doubt that leadership comes naturally to the man who was made the captain of the national team when the Indian team was going through its darkest phase in the wake of 2000 match-fixing scandal.
From forming one of the destructive opening partnerships with Sachin Tendulkar in one-day internationals to backing greenhorns like Yuvraj and Sehwag, Dada was always at ease.
Ganguly led India to 21 test matches win and the final of the World Cup 2003. He retired with more than 18000 runs in international cricket and he will definitely use his experience to combat a variety of challenges that the Indian cricket team is facing today. Wishes for him are pouring on the internet and we too would like to wish him All the Best!
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