KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee has confirmed the report of Sourav Ganguly succeeding Dalmiya as the CAB President.
Sourav Ganguly expressed his happiness on the same, “It is not a sole decision but, the decision of members. I am thankful to my colleagues for giving me this responsibility.”
Abhishek Dalmiya, son of late Jagmohan Dalmiya, will closely assist Ganguly in the same. Abhishek may also be given the post of Secretary but the final confirmation is still awaited.
Saurav Ganguly’s election may act as a game changer in the cricket administration.
Also, Ganguly’s election may pave way for other cricketers to enter the Cricket administration.
Sourav Ganguly is not just the prince of Kolkata now, but, King of Bengal also.