Kolkata Prince aka Dada aka Saurav Ganguly took many big decisions on filed and most of them were successful. Now, he took one off-field and we have to see how it goes. In a dramatic turn of events, former captain Sourav Ganguly emerged as the consensus candidate to be BCCI's new president after Brijesh Patel appeared to have grabbed the coveted post.
Guess what, Fans erupt with joy Saurav Ganguly set to become BCCI president. A consensus between the state units of BCCI has made for former India captain and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Sourav Ganguly as the front runner for the post of BCCI president and eventually the President.
Later, #SouravGanguly became the top trending hashtag on Monday after the news of 47-year-old former cricketer being unanimously chosen for the post of BCCI's new President broke on Twitter. "Yes, Brijesh was running for the President's post with N Srinivasan actively lobbying for him. However, there was stiff resistance against him. We are happy Sourav is the new President," a senior official from North East affiliated unit told.
The 47-year-old former cricketer and commentator, who is currently heading the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), will resign from his post next year in September 2020 to undergo a necessary cooling off period.