Apart from Saurav Ganguly, these officials will be commanded BCCI
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the world's most powerful and wealthy cricket board, will now be in new hands. Former captain Saurabh Ganguly will be its chairman.
This team will take charge on 23 October. We want to tell you about the new team of BCCI.
Saurav Ganguly (Chairman):
Saurav Ganguly, one of the most successful captains of Indian cricket team, has been appointed as the Chairman of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
Ganguly retired from international cricket in 2008. Ganguly is credited with giving a new look and clan to the Indian team. He has scored 7212 runs in Test cricket and 11363 runs in ODIs, including 38 centuries.
Jayesh George (Joint Secretary):
Jayesh George, president of the Kerala Cricket Association, is set to become the new joint secretary of the BCCI. Jayesh has filed his nomination on Monday. Former Indian captain and newly elected president of Hyderabad Cricket Association, Mohammad Azharuddin, proposed Jayesh's name and was supported by former batsman Brijesh Patel.
Jai Shah (Secretary):
Jai Shah, son of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, will be the next secretary of the BCCI. Jai has done his B.Tech from Nirma University, Ahmedabad. In 2009, he became the Executive Member of Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) and in 2013 he won the election of joint secretary. In the words of former Indian Premier League chairman Rajiv Shukla, 'Jai Shah has contributed immensely to the BCCI in the last nine years. He has been a part of BCCI meetings.
Arun Kumar Dhumal (Treasurer):
Arun Kumar Dhumal, President of Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association filed nomination as BCCI Treasurer. Dhumal is the younger brother of Anurag Thakur, Minister of State for Commerce and former President of BCCI. Dhumal was elected unopposed as the President of Himachal Cricket Association. Former Himachal Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal's younger son, Arun, will now have to step down.
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