Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly wants sacked former BCCI President Anurag Thakur back in the board. The occasion was the birthday of Sourav Ganguly where Anurag Thakur was amongst many people who wished the Dada on Twitter. Ganguly whilst thanking Thakur, revealed his desire to bring back him to the Indian Cricket as he wrote,
dear Anurag thank u so much … need u back in indian cricket …
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) July 8, 2017
At present, Ganguly is working in the capacity of President of Cricket Asociation of Bengal (CAB) who took over the post in the year 2015. A ruling from The Supreme Court of India on January 2 earlier this year saw Thakur and BCCI Secretary Ajay Shirke being sacked due to the non-implication of Lodha reforms. Ganguly though was not one of those who was breaking any rule mentioned in the ruling, hence he remained in his post. (Read Here: Six Applicants To Be Interviewed By CAC)
After sacking Thakur, the apex court formed a Committee of Administrators (COA) to run the richest board in world cricket. Since they have taken up the role, as there is no clarity over the functioning of BCCI. In fact, Justice Lodha had even raised questions over COA for bargaining with BCCI officials. One of the four members of COA has already resigned and one will put the papers in the upcoming week.
There are also reports of Vinod Rai also stepping down from the post soon. Hence, even the committee made to run the board will be left to nothing soon. (Read Here: Mitchell Starc Becomes First Player To Bypass Cricket Australia Rules)
BCCI, at present, looks the most mismanaged body and to sort out all issues that are prevailing in the board, they need an eminent person who has experience of working and managing this sort of work.
Disqualified from taking up the job – Anurag Thakur – could be the man who could solve all this but he is not allowed to take up the post as per Lodha reforms, however, Sourav Ganguly feels the Indian cricket needs him back to the fore.
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