Sourav Ganguly has not resigned as President of the BCCI, according to BCCI Secretary Jay Shah.

New Delhi: BCCI secretary Jay Shah disputed on Wednesday that former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has quit as the organization’s president. Earlier, sources told ABP News that Ganguly has resigned as BCCI chairman, a move that the former cricketer alluded at in a cryptic tweet.

“Today, I intend to begin something that I believe will benefit a large number of people. I hope you will continue to support me as I embark on this new chapter in my life “Sourav Ganguly sent out a tweet. The news comes as speculation mounts that he could run for office.

“The year 2022 will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the commencement of my cricket career, which began in 1992. Cricket has given me a lot since then. Most significantly, it has provided me with the support of each and every one of you. I’d like to express my gratitude to everyone who has been a part of my path, supported me, and assisted me in getting to where I am now “Ganguly went on to say more.

In 2019, Sourav Ganguly became the 39th president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Ganguly, who became the second Indian captain to lead the BCCI, ushered in a new era in Indian cricket with his aggressive captaincy. Maharajkumar of Vizianagram was the only other Indian skipper to become full-time BCCI president.

 

“The year 2022 will commemorate the 30th anniversary of my first encounter with cricket, which occurred in 1992. Cricket has provided me with a great deal since then. Most significantly, it has given me all of your support. I’d like to express my gratitude to everyone who has been a part of my path, who has supported me, and who has assisted me in getting to where I am today “Ganguly went on to say.

In 2019, Sourav Ganguly was elected as the 39th president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). With his active captaincy, Ganguly became the second Indian captain to occupy the top post in the BCCI. Maharajkumar of Vizianagram was the only other Indian skipper to become a full-time BCCI president.

Amit Shah attended a cultural presentation at Kolkata’s historic Victoria Memorial on May 6 evening, where Dona Ganguly, an accomplished Odissi dancer, performed.

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