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20:02  23 october  2019
20:02  23 october  2019 Source:   skysports.com

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Former India captain Sourav Ganguly took over as the president of Board of Control For Cricket In India ( BCCI ) on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Jay Shah, son of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, began his tenure as the new secretary while Arun Dhumal takes office as treasurer.

One of the finest captains of the Indian cricket team, Sourav Ganguly , was formally appointed as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) on Wednesday, October 23. Ganguly was officially made the head of the cricketing body in BCCI 's Mumbai Headquarters at the General

Sourav Ganguly wearing a suit and tie: Sourav Ganguly played 113 Tests for India during a successful playing career© Getty Sourav Ganguly played 113 Tests for India during a successful playing career

Sourav Ganguly promised "no compromise on credibility and corruption" as he was named President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

The 47-year-old's unopposed election as president on Wednesday means he becomes the first former national team captain in 65 years to hold the role.

His appointment has also ended a 33-month spell during which the BCCI was run by a Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators to enact governance and administrative reforms.

"I'll do it the way I know, with no compromise on credibility and corruption. That's the way I led India," Ganguly said.

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Former India opener and captain Sourav Ganguly has formally taken over as the 39th president of the BCCI on Wednesday at its general body meeting in Mumbai, ending a tumultuous 33-month reign of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA).

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday took over as the BCCI 's 39th president , becoming the biggest name to head the world's "It's official - @SGanguly99 formally elected as the President of BCCI ," the BCCI posted on its Twitter page. Ganguly 's appointment was finalised last

Ganguly, whose term is for 10 months, led India to victory in 21 Test matches during his career.

He made 113 Test appearances overall and played in 311 one-day internationals.

More recently, he has served as an administrator for the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) and was among the BCCI's technical panel.

"I'm totally satisfied," said Vinod Rai, who was on the Committee of Administrators.

"The president is one of our most successful captains, he has had five years at the CAB and is now taking over at the BCCI. There is no one better than him to take this position."

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