Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly. (Photograph Supply: PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP through Getty Pictures)

Incumbent Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) chief Sourav Ganguly after being denied the prospect to proceed as BCCI chief, has now confirmed that he might be contesting for the publish of Cricket Affiliation of Bengal (CAB) president. The polls for a similar are scheduled to be held on October 31.

If Ganguly wins the polls then it will mark his second stint because the president of CAB as he had beforehand served between 2015 to 2019 earlier than becoming a member of the BCCI.

Ganguly wished to proceed because the BCCI chief however was as a substitute supplied the publish of the Indian Premier League Chairman. However the 50-year-old rejected the proposal. There have been additionally talks of the BCCI reccomending his identify for the place of the ICC chairman however the Indian cricketing governing physique made it clear that it isn’t going to take action.

Sourav Ganguly confirms to contest CAB polls

“Sure, I might be contesting the CAB polls. I plan to file my nomination on October 22. I’ve been in CAB for 5 years and as per Lodha Guidelines, I can proceed for an additional 4 years,” Ganguly instructed PTI. 

All eyes are actually set on the BCCI’s annual normal assembly (AGM). It’s slated to be held on October 18 in Mumbai. Among the many candidates who’ve filed nominations, former India cricketer and 1983 World Cup winner Roger Binny and Jay Shah are anticipated to be elected for the posts of the chief and seceretary respectively.

Earlier, it was anticipated that Ganguly might be re-elected because the BCCI chief however Roger Binny emerged because the front-runner for the publish of BCCI chief in a brand new and stunning set of developments. 

Rajeev Shukla, who’s presently additionally a Rajya Sabha member of parliament appears to be like prone to retain his publish because the vice-president of the governing physique. However, Ashish Shelar might be treasurer and Assam Cricket Affiliation’s Devajit Saikia will extremely possible be the brand new joint secretary.