Ganguly's new innings

Sourav Ganguly’s anointment as president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is hardly a surprise. Ever since retiring from the game, Mr Ganguly, unlike most of his illustrious contemporaries, has taken a keen interest in administrative matters. He joined the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) as joint secretary in 2014, before succeeding mentor Jagmohan Dalmiya as president the following year. Mr Ganguly is also the first cricketer since the Maharaja of Vizianagaram in 1954 to hold the top post at the BCCI. Mr Ganguly’s elevation comes at a time when the national .....

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