Sourav Ganguly set to become BCCI president, netizens rejoice with celebratory tweets

Indian Express

Indian Express

Author 2019-10-15 21:07:16

Indian Express 15 Oct 2019 18:37 PM

While moments before the announcement was made, there were speculations about Brijesh Patel to be considered for the position. However, as per the latest developments, it is believed that he is going to be the IPL governing council chairman.

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Social media was flooded with celebratory tweets and posts after former India captain Sourav Ganguly was unanimously nominated for the position by BCCI members. Several cricket fans took to Twitter to express their happiness over the appointment. Tweets with the caption “Bengal Tiger is back” have been trending on the site.

While moments before the announcement was made, there was speculation that Brijesh Patel is being considered for the position. However, as per the latest developments, it is believed that he is going to be the IPL governing council chairman.

Ganguly, who is currently heading the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), spoke about the development and said, “My first priority will be to look after first-class cricketers. I had requested to the CoA and they have not listened. Ranji Trophy cricket will be the focus. To take care of cricketers’ financial interest.”

Once the news broke, fans congratulated the former captain with motivational captions such as, “Leaders never quit, they just find a new way to contribute.”

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