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Tendulkar, Laxman wish new BCCI president


Former Indian cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman wished their former teammate Sourav Ganguly who is all set to become as the new president for BCCI.

Ganguly and Laxman

Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly will be the new president for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as the former Indian skipper is expected to be elected unopposed at the board’s Annual General Meeting on October 23.

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Sourav Ganguly is the trending topic in the cricketing world at the moment after filing his nomination on Monday. The former Indian captain is receiving wishes from many former players as well as current players in the game.

Ganguly’s former teammate and a close friend of him, Sachin Tendulkar posted his wish for the new BCCI president in his official Twitter handle. “Congrats on being elected the @BCCI President, Dadi. I am sure you will continue to serve Indian Cricket like you always have! Best wishes to the new team that will take charge,” he wrote on Twitter.

Another former Indian cricketer and also a former teammate of Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman did the same in his Twitter handle. “Congrats @SGanguly99 on becoming the President of @BCCI. I have got no doubt that under your leadership Indian Cricket will continue to prosper. Wishing you lots of success in your new role Dada,” Laxman tweeted.

The three former Indian players were worked together in the cricket advisory committee for the Indian Cricket team in the past years. Sourav Ganguly will hold the post of the BCCI President for a mere nine months. He will have to resign the post in July, due to compulsory cooling-off period.

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