'There's not going to be any election, so it will likely be uncontested' – Sourav Ganguly backs out of CAB president's race

Sourav Ganguly. (Picture Supply: PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP by way of Getty Photographs)

In a shocking flip of occasions, the previous BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly determined to not run for the put up of president of the Cricket Affiliation of Bengal (CAB) on Sunday (October 23). Ganguly had introduced his want to run for the upcoming elections for CAB’s chief place earlier this month however has now backed out to make a means for his elder brother Snehashish Ganguly.

Ganguly was denied the second time period because the chief of the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) which was a shock for a lot of followers. Quickly after his exit from BCCI, the previous CAB president informed reporters that he can be operating for the CAB’s subsequent elections alongside his brother.

However on Sunday (the final day to file a nomination), Ganguly determined to not submit papers to pave a means for his brother to win the election uncontested which is scheduled to happen on October 31.

“I had mentioned that I might contest provided that there’s the election. There’s not going to be any election, so it will likely be uncontested. Had I been there, it could have meant two or extra individuals wouldn’t get any posts. So, I’ve moved apart,” Ganguly informed reporters at Eden Gardens on Sunday.

I’ve no rival in CAB, everyone seems to be my pal right here: Sourav Ganguly

Ganguly additionally added that if he had been elected uncontested, then many would haven’t received the chance to work within the affiliation.

“I might have been elected uncontested, however I do not suppose it is proper. Others wouldn’t have gotten the chance to work for this affiliation. They are going to be working for these three years now and we are going to see after that.”

The previous BCCI president additionally revealed that he has no rivalry within the state affiliation and that everybody within the organisation is his pal. When requested about his subsequent plans, he added that he’s glad proper now for not having any duty.

“Let’s have a look at. I am freed from tasks for a while now and I am glad about it. I’ve no rival in CAB, everyone seems to be my pal right here. There are new and skilled individuals right here to run the present. I will even be round and they’ll get me at instances,” Ganguly added.

Now Snehashish Ganguly will seemingly be the subsequent chief of CAB and Amalendu Biswas, the daddy of the College students Federation of India chief Mayukh, will occupy the vice-president’s chair.