Former India captain Sourav Ganguly filed his nomination papers for the post of BCCI President in Mumbai on Monday.
The 47-year-old was accompanied by former board presidents Niranjan Shah, N Srinivasan and former IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla when he arrived at the BCCI headquarters. There are five office-bearer’s posts up for grabs in the upcoming electoral process, for which October 14 was the last date to file the nominations. With Ganguly being the only candidate to file nomination for BCCI’s top post, he is set to be elected unopposed for the position.
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is set to become the new BCCI President. He will be only the second India captain to take BCCI’s top post. He played 113 Tests and 311 ODIs for India before announcing his retirement in 2008. He captained India from 2000 to 2005 before he was replaced by Rahul Dravid. After retirement, Ganguly played IPL for a few years, before hanging up his boots. In 2015, he went on to become the President of Cricket Association of Bengal, a position which he still holds till date.
BCCI secretary: Jay Shah , BCCI Joint secretary: Jayesh George , BCCI treasurer: Arun Dhumal , IPL Chairman: Brijesh Patel