28th September, 2019
The Bengal Cricket Association (CAB) election official said that Saurabh Ganguly, the former captain of the Indian cricket team, has been elected unopposed as the chairman of the CAB. Former Team India captain Ganguly will be the Chairman of CAB till July -2020.
Election Officer Sushanta Ranjan Upadhyay announced this in a statement released by the CAB. Ganguly became the President of CAB for the second time. Ganguly held the post for the first time after the death of Jagmohan Dalmiya in 2015. The same former Indian captain and former MP Mohammad Azharuddin has been elected the new president of Hyderabad Cricket Association.
Azharuddin was on Friday elected as the new president of the Hyderabad Cricket Association. The former Indian cricketer got 173 votes in the union election while his rival Prakashchand Jain got 73 votes. Azhar, 56, represented India in 99 Tests and 334 ODIs. Now Azhar is going to start his new innings. Arun Dhumal, the younger brother of former BCCI president and current Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur, was elected unopposed as chairman at the annual general meeting (AGM) of Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) on Friday. No candidate stood against the committee led by Dhumal.
The AGM was conducted on the expected lines and the younger son of former state Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal is now considered a contender for a position in the BCCI. The same Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) elections will be held on October 4 in which the officials and top council members will be elected. According to the notification given on the MCA website, polling will be held from 8 am to 11 am on October 4 and after that the results will be counted and the results will be declared.