West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee supported Sourav Ganguly. Mamata’s comments have become crucial as Ganguly prepares to once again contest for the post of Bengal Cricket Association president.
Mamata Banerjee On Sourav Ganguly
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee made a special appeal to Prime Minister Modi regarding Sourav Ganguly. Mamata Banerjee said that I request Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow Sourav Ganguly to contest the ICC elections. Being a popular person is being rejected. Mamata Banerjee said that we are asking the Indian government not to take political decisions, but to take decisions related to cricket and sports. He is not a member of a political party.. Mamata Banerjee said that Sourav Ganguly has been replaced as the President of the Indian Cricket Board. The Prime Minister wants to send him to the ICC (International Cricket Council). To Narendra Modi Appealed.
What did Mamata Banerjee say?
The Chief Minister of Bengal said that removing Sourav Ganguly from the post of President is not right. The CM said that he was very saddened by the removal of Ganguly. Sourav is a very popular personality.. He is the captain of the Indian team. He did a lot for the country. He is the pride not only of Bengal but also of India. It is not right to exclude them in this way.
Roger Binny will replace Sourav Ganguly.
According to media reports, former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly wanted to continue as the head of the board but did not get support from other members. Roger Binny will replace Sourav Ganguly as the current president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Sourav Ganguly became the BCCI president in 2019. He will step down from his post on October 18.
Ganguly will contest CAB elections
Sourav Ganguly has said that he will contest for the post of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president after giving up the post of BCCI president. On the other hand, the election of the ICC chairman is also going on. The ICC chairman will file the nomination on October 20. Ganguly, who stepped down from the post of BCCI president, was discussed to contest the ICC chairman election.
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