New Delhi: On Wednesday BCCI president and former cricketer Sourav Ganguly, hinting at a new “chapter of his life”, said that he was “planning to start something” to help a lot of people.
“Today, I am planning to start something that I feel will probably help a lot of people,” Ganguly wrote on Twitter.
“2022 marks the 30th year since the start of my journey with cricket in 1992. Since then, cricket has given me a lot. Most importantly, it has given me the support of all of you. I want to thank every single person who has been a part of the journey, supported me, and helped me reach where I am today,” Ganguly tweeted.
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) June 1, 2022
From Cricket Ganguly became the BCCI president in late 2019 and continues to hold the position.
Saurav Ganguly, the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), has not stepped down from his post, BCCI secretary Jay Shah clarified on June 1, shortly after reports claimed that the former Indian skipper has submitted his resignation. The reports came in the backdrop of a cryptic tweet posted by Ganguly, stating that he is planning to “enter into a new chapter” of his life.
Last month, Sourav Ganguly had hosted Union Home Minister Amit Shah at his home in Bengal.
Later, Sourav Ganguly had meet Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. After the meet Sourav Ganguly spoke about his close ties with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and also praised other Trinamool leaders. “Our honourable Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is a person very close to me. I had approached her to help up this institute,” he told reporters.
He also dismissed speculation about joining the BJP. “Speculation is rife… but I have known him (Amit Shah) since 2008. While playing, I used to meet him. There’s nothing more than that,” he said.