First ever BCCI representative on ICC Board- Sourav Ganguly

On Friday, Former India captain Sourav Ganguly was welcomed as representative of the Board of Control for Cricket India on the ICC board. With the rest of the governing body members, he too attended a call as a part of the conference.

Ganguly is the first-ever Indian representative of this nature on the ICC board which is a global cricket body. In that he said about the illustrious list of achievements on and off the pitch.

The ICC had made it clear with all the possibilities of planning amid COVID-19 pandemic being a global issue. High priority cricket issues were discussed in that meeting.

“We continue undertaking the business comprehensive and all the possible planning exercise which results in the fast recovery in which we find ourselves.” Said ICC Chief Executive, Manu Sawhney.

He further added “The management will look after all the possibilities and will plan the ICC events. We also work with members to explore all the options based on the range of scenarios at the present pandemic.”

All the major cricket leagues across the world had canceled and few were postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. The 13th edition of the India Premier League also postponed until April 15th due to this pandemic. Regardless of the fear of IPL 2020 cancellation, Ganguly suggested for later this year, the possibility of the truncated tournament.

The 47-year-old pledged to donate 50lakh rupee worth rice to the needy during this 21 day nation lock-down in India.