The rift between Virat Kohli, the former Captain of the Indian Cricket Team, and Sourav Ganguly, the former BCCI President intensified. After Virat Kohli unfollowed Ganguly, he did the same like tit for tat. Kohli and Ganguly have not seen eye-to-eye ever since the former was removed from India's ODI captaincy during Dada's stint as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2021.
Former BCCI President and Indian Cricket Captain Sourav Ganguly commented on the removal of KL Rahul as Vice Captain, after his poor performance in India V/S Australia. On February 27, he said, "There's so much focus and attention with lot of pressure on players. The team management thinks he is an important player for the team. At the end of the day, what coach and captain thinks is important,"
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Former BCCI President Sourav Ganguly predicted the result of the ongoing Border Gavaskar Trophy, in matches between India V/S Australia. On February 25, Ganguly said, "I see 4-0. It will be hard for Australia to beat India. In these conditions, we are a far superior team." Notably, India is leading in the Test Match, with 2-0, and is expected to maintain the same, winning the trophy for India.
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly confirmed his exit as Board of Control of Cricket for India (BCCI) President. The exit was officially announced by Sourav Ganguly on October 13 who said, "I was an administrator. Will move on to something else." Notably, Sourav Ganguly fell out of favour of board members and ended his term on a 'bitter note". Moroever, Roger Binny is likely to be the new BCCI President.
Amid the exit of Sourav Ganguly as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President started blame game between the BJP and the TMC. While the ruling TMC has linked Ganguly’s exit from the BCCI amid “refusal” to join the BJP, the saffron party leader Locket Chatterjee hit back saying, there is no truth in such allegations and confirmed Ganguly's exit has nothing to do with BJP.
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Roger Binny, 1983 World Cup Hero is likely to take over as the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) President. On October 11, the BCCI held a meeting in Mumbai, which came ahead of the AGC meeting scheduled to discuss major steps to be taken in the BCCI. Moreover, Sourav Ganguly is likely to leave the BCCI president position, Jay Shah will continue as the BCCI Secretary.
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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly announced the women's Indian Premiere League (IPL) in 2023. Addressing the media on September 22, Ganguly said, " We are expecting Women's Indian Premier League in February next year." The event will be the first IPL for women in India and will be the most anticipated event, which Indian cricket fans, especially women cricket fans are waiting. The BCCI is working to organise the women's IPL.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) elections and Annual General Meeting are reported to be held on October 18. A BCCI official, who wished to by anonymous said, “There is no intimation as yet, but the top bosses have informed the state associations about the elections in Mumbai on October 18.” Furthermore, after the Supreme Court approval, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly will continue for another term.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced an extended term of President Sourav Ganguly and BCCI Secretary Jay Shah. On September 14, the Supreme Court allowed the BCCI to make amendments in their constitution in terms of positions. With the approval of the Top Court, Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah will continue their terms for one more time, for the next three years.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly called Rohit Sharma a "laid-back captain" saying, Mumbaikar should be given some time to produce results. He praised Sharma, who was calm despite workload management, COVID and injury concerns. He said, India has seen as many as seven captains leading the team at various stages since the 35-year-old Rohit took over from Virat Kohli as full-time skipper across formats, saying everyone has their way of handling.… read-more
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