Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Chairman Sourav Ganguly hinted that he was starting a new chapter in life in a cryptic Twitter post that went viral on Wednesday June 1. Ganguly thanked all of his fans for the continued support since the start of his cricketing career and urged them to continue to wish him well as he plans to start something new which he believes will help a lot of people. .
The former India captain had assumed the chairmanship of BCCI in October 2019 after serving as chairman of the Bengal Cricket Association (CAB) for five years from 2015 to 2019. He has since worked closely with the secretary of the BCCI, Jay Shah, and other members. of the board to take Indian cricket to greater heights.
While there was no indication from Ganguly of resigning from his role as BCCI chairman, his tweet was quick to spark speculation that the former captain of India’s team would resign. cricket. While some have falsely claimed that he has resigned as BCCI president, some netizens have also speculated about Ganguly entering politics.
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“2022 marks the 30th year since my journey with cricket started in 1992. Since then, cricket has given me a lot. Most importantly, it has given me the support of all of you. I want to thank everyone who has been part of the journey, supporting me and helping me get to where I am today,” Ganguly wrote in his cryptic tweet.
“Today I plan to start something that I think will probably help a lot of people. I hope you will continue your support as I enter this chapter of my life,” he added.
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Sourav Ganguly not stepping down as BCCI chairman: Secretary Jay Shah
Amid speculation that he has decided to resign from his post at BCCI, Chief Secretary Jay Shah was quick to deny the rumors and made it clear that Ganguly would not step down as Chairman of the Board. of Indian cricket.
“The rumors circulating about the resignation of Mr. Sourav Ganguly from the post of Chairman of BCCI are factually incorrect,” Shah told the PTI news agency on Wednesday.
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