Sourav Ganguly filed his nomination for the post of BCCI President on Monday.© AFP
Sourav Ganguly is determined to change into the next Board of Preserve watch over for Cricket in India (BCCI) President, howeverhis ascension to the quit postof the Indian cricket board changed into the leisure however tender. Reports on Sunday evening suggested that N Srinivasan’s man Brijesh Patel could be the contemporary boss of the BCCI however after some unhurried evening drama, Sourav Ganguly emerged as consensus candidate. On Monday, the long-established India captain filed his nomination and since all candidates possess emerged unopposed, no election shall be held. So, what in actuality took field in the reduction of closed doors on Sunday evening that grew to change into the tide in Sourav Ganguly’s favour?
NDTV accessed some inner puny print and it has emerged that long-established BCCI President N Srinivasan had organised a dinner at a 5-significant person resort for a couple of 100 BCCI people for them to be on his aspect, to garner votes for his nominee — Brijesh Patel.
The full lot changed into going beautiful for Srinivasan and Patel till about 9: 30 final evening (Sunday evening) till a couple of people said that the identical gentleman, attributable to whom the board went viathe turmoil that it has been enduringfor the previous few years, or his proxy can’t be brought reduction.
Which is when Anurag Thakur suggested Sourav Ganguly’s name. He got the backing from the North-Jap as successfully as the Western states.
Nonetheless, this changed into not a spur of the moment decision. Ganguly, two nights reduction, is imagined to possess met an spectacular union minister and discussed the scenario and Anurag Thakur changed into merely taking that deal ahead whenhe proposed Ganguly’s name.
For now, Ganguly’s stint will most spellbinding be for 10 months following which the three-year cooling-off duration will delivery as per the guidelines situation by the Lodha Committee.
Ganguly has been in administration with the Cricket Affiliation of Bengal (CAB) for the previous 5 years and in step with Lodha Committee ideas, an administrator can most spellbinding encourage for six years on the lumber.
Meanwhile, in numerous developments, Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah shall be the contemporary secretary whereas Arun Dhumal shall be the contemporary treasurer. Dhumal is the youthful brother of MoS Finance and long-established BCCI president Anurag Thakur.
When the contemporary field of enterprise bearers elevate field of enterprise, this can discontinuance a 33-month time duration of the Committee of Administrators, which known as pictures in running the cricket affairs in country post Lodha Committee reforms.