Special dinner to celebrate Sourav Ganguly as new BCCI chief
Kolkata : The Cricket Association of Bengal will be organizing a special dinner to celebrate Sourav Ganguly's new achievement of becoming the new BCCI chief.
Former India skipper and Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) President Mohammed Azharuddin, VVS Laxman, Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh are expected to grace the event, a source close to the development told IANS.
"Azhar, Laxman, Yuvraj and Harbhajan are expected to be present," the source said.
According to a news report, Sourav Ganguly will officially take over as the new BCCI chief on October 23 at the Board’s Annual General Meeting in Mumbai.
On Thursday, batting legend and long time teammate Sachin Tendulkar said he is expecting Ganguly to play his new role as passionately as he played the game during his glittering career.
“The way he played his cricket, the way he has gone out and served the nation, I have no doubt that he will serve (as BCCI President) in same capacity and in the same manner, with same passion and same focus. That is what I know of him,” Tendulkar said on the sidelines of Road Safety World Series league, where he will lead the Indian team which will also feature Virender Sehwag, Zaheer Khan, R.P. Singh and Ajit Agarkar.