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Sourav Ganguly at Helm of BCCI: First Quarter Report Card (5.75 Ounces, S-2 Ep.7)

5.75 Ounces’ report card of Sourav Ganguly’s three months as president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Former Indian cricket team skipper and fan favourite, Sourav Ganguly, was unanimously elected as the president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on October 23. The unanimous election, and the dynamics behind it -- with behind-the-scenes powerplay from Union ministers Amit Shah and Anurag Thakur -- seem to be taking the world’s richest cricket Board down a path which could see it forsake some of the reforms recommended by the Lodha Panel. As things stand, Ganguly´s tenure has seen a pink ball Test being played in India for the first time. We also saw India play a game when Delhi was reeling under toxic air pollution. Beyond that, as is the general norm these days in the country, an attempt is on to tinker with the constitution of the BCCI. Here is a report card of the first three months of his tenure.

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