Cricket Today|November 22, 2019
Last month, former Indian cricket team captain Sourav Ganguly was formally elected unopposed as the new Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president. Ganguly formally took over as the new boss at the apex body’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). Ganguly is in line to serve as president for 9 months as the “Cooling-Off” period clause in the new BCCI constitution makes it mandatory for board officials to step down after 6 years in office. That was on the recommendations of the Justice Lodha Committee.
There have been calls from many corners including former cricketer Gautam Gambhir of wanting the officials to make a change in order to extend Ganguly’s stay.
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November 22, 2019