On ICC Chairmanship, This Is What BCCI President Sourav Ganguly Stated

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Thursday stated the ICC chairmanship is “not in my palms”, enjoying down sturdy hypothesis that the previous India captain may head to Dubai. In July, the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) Board authorized the method to elect the following chairman of the world physique in November. After the assembly in Birmingham, it was determined that with Greg Barclay ending his tenure this yr, the election will likely be determined by a easy majority and the time period of the Chair will likely be for a two-year interval between December 1, 2022, to November 30, 2024.

Ganguly’s title has been doing the rounds since then. However when requested about it, the elegant batter of yesteryear simply had this to say: “ICC chairmanship just isn’t in my palms.” The ICC Board has determined {that a} two-thirds majority is not required to be elected because the chairman. Based on the most recent suggestions, the contestant bagging 51 per cent votes will likely be elected because the winner.

In a 16-member board, the candidate wants simply 9 votes from the administrators to get elected.

The seasoned Jhulan Goswami is retiring from worldwide cricket after enjoying the third and ultimate ODI in opposition to England, and Ganguly referred to as the pacer “an absolute legend”.

“Jhulan is an absolute legend… Final three as BCCI president, we’ve got maintained excellent relations… she had a improbable profession. She is nearly 40.

“Jhulan will depart a mark in ladies’s cricket she is a job mannequin, she ought to get the best honour when she finishes at Lord’s. She is an absolute champion.”

It has been some time now, however Ganguly nonetheless cannot imagine that India misplaced the Commonwealth Video games ultimate in Australia.


“Nonetheless marvel how we’ve got misplaced the CWG ultimate, we have been cruising, we have been profitable… The BCCI is placing in plenty of effort for girls’s cricket. We now have received two matches in England.. I’m pleased with the progress.”

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