Sourav Ganguly Takes Over As BCCI President: Adnan Sami Super Ecstatic
In a historic development and the first time involving an established Indian cricketer, Sourav Ganguly has been appointed as the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The development was greeted with cheers by the fans and cricket fraternity. But that was not all, even the entertainment industry is equally delighted. Adnan Sami was among those who expressed his delight over the former Indian captain taking over the reins of the richest board in the world. As ‘Dada’ formally took charge of the big position on Wednesday, the veteran singer-music composer termed the news as ‘brilliant’, while expressing that there couldn’t have been a better choice due to his past accomplishments as a player and captain.
Adnan Sami excited
As the BCCI shared a snap of Sourav on Twitter after he assumed office as the President, Adnan responded to it, “This is brilliant! Who better than a former brilliant Player & incredible Captain par excellence to lead! Congratulations dear @SGanguly99!!”
Cricket fraternity hails 'Dada'
Before Adnan Sami, the cricketing fraternity had also hailed the appointment of Sourav Ganguly as the BCCI President. The ‘Prince of Bengal’s former opening partner Sachin Tendulkar had written, “Congrats on being elected the @BCCI President, Dadi. I am sure you will continue to serve Indian Cricket like you always have!Best wishes to the new team that will take charge.” (sic)
Three players to have flourished under Sourav Ganguly’s captaincy, VVS Laxman, Anil Kumble and Yuvraj Singh too congratulated their former captain. “Congratulations dada @SGanguly99 really happy for you and indian cricket. I am sure under your able leadership Cricket will flourish. Best always,” was Anil Kumble’s message.
Laxman had tweeted, “Congrats @SGanguly99 on becoming the President of @BCCI I have got no doubt that under your leadership Indian Cricket will continue to prosper.Wishing you lots of success in your new role Dada.”
“Greater the man greatest the journey! Frm IndianCaptain to @BCCI president.Think it will b a gr8 insight 4 a cricketer to be an administrator & make others understand admin frm a players point of view Wish u were d president while d yoyo was in demandgood luck dadi@SGanguly99,” Yuvi tweeted.
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