Sourav Ganguly becomes first-ever BCCI representative on ICC Board


New Delhi: Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly, who is the first-ever Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) representative to be part of the ICC Board was welcomed on Friday.

The 47-year-old was part of a conference call with the rest of the governing body’s board members.

The ICC has made it clear that they have continued with their contingency planning amid COVID-19 fears all over the world. The meeting was held to discuss cricket matters of the highest priority.

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly was India’s representative when it was being speculated that a former Board president would attend the meeting, held via video conference.

The sporting world has been under complete lockdown and several bilateral Test series under World Test Championship also run the risk of being cancelled.

The Board also approved th audited financial statements for 2019 and the final accounts for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 and the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019.

The local organizing committee of Women’s World T20 was thanked for conducting a successful tournament.

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