Earlier this month, media reports indicated that Sourav Ganguly, president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), may not run for re-election.
The current president of the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA), Roger Binny, is expected to succeed Ganguly as BCCI president. He has been named in the BCCI’s draft electoral rolls ahead of the cricket governing body’s elections.
“Previously, Santosh Menon of the KSCA would represent the KSCA at the BCCI AGM. But this time, Binny will represent the Karnataka unit, while Sourav Ganguly will represent the Cricket Association of Bengal “According to a report cited by IANS.
According to the report, with questions about Ganguly’s future as BCCI president, there has been talking of Binny, a former senior men’s selector, taking on a key role. “It is far too early to make any predictions. Only after the nominations are filed next week will things be clear “According to a BCCI source quoted in the report.
Current BCCI secretary Jay Shah has been nominated to represent Gujarat Cricket Association in the AGM, while Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association treasurer Arun Dhumal has been selected to represent the state body.
Former BCCI treasurer Anirudh Chaudhary will represent Haryana, while current BCCI vice-president Rajiv Shukla will represent the Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association. Adwait Manohar, the son of ex-ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar, will represent the Vidarbha Cricket Association, while Ashish Shelar has been nominated to represent the Mumbai Cricket Association.
The BCCI will hold elections for the positions of president, vice president, secretary, joint secretary, and treasurer. Nominations for the positions must be submitted by October 11 and 12. According to the report, the BCCI office-bearers met late Thursday in Delhi to discuss the AGM and elections.
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