Dada is back with the bang!
The former India captain, Sourav Ganguly filed his nomination in Mumbai. He is in line to become only the 2nd India cricketer to serve as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Ganguly is all set to be elected unopposed as the new BCCI president. The former India captain filed his nomination for the coveted post on Monday at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai.
According to India Today, Sourav Ganguly 1st India cricketer in 65 years to become BCCI president. The BCCI elections were scheduled to be held on October 23 but with Sourav Ganguly being the only candidate to file his nomination for the top post of Indian cricket, he is set to be elected unopposed. Ganguly was unanimously accepted as the presidential candidate by the representatives of the state units.
Reportedly, Sourav Ganguly, however, will be able to serve as BCCI president only until September 2020 due to the cooling-off period. He has been holding posts in the Cricket Association of Bengal for the past five years where he currently serves as president and an administrator can only serve six years on the trot.