Cricket South Africa desires to see BCCI President Sourav Ganguly as ICC Chairman

by Jeremy Spirogis

Shashank Manohar's time period as International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman will finish this month. In the present scenario, it might additionally occur that Manohar's tenure is prolonged by two months. But Cricket South Africa (CSA) Director of Cricket Graeme Smith has endorsed BCCI President Sourav Ganguly's title for the post of ICC Chairman. <! –

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Smith's help was additionally supported by his chief government, Jack Fall, who mentioned he had no drawback with the Indian coming to the post of ICC chief, although he would wish approval from his high officers.

Smith's open endorsement of Ganguly is a brand new turning level as former England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Coleen Graves was nonetheless a powerful contender.

Smith's open endorsement of Ganguly is a brand new turning level as former England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Colin Graves was nonetheless a powerful contender.

'It will likely be unbelievable to see Ganguly within the position of ICC President'

"It will be fantastic for us to see a cricketer like Sourav Ganguly in the role of ICC President," Smith informed reporters on Thursday.

The former South African captain mentioned, 'I feel it is going to be good for the sport as nicely, it is going to be good for the fashionable recreation as nicely. He understands this, he has performed cricket to a excessive stage, he’s revered and his management capacity will likely be essential for this.

Gower additionally supported CSA

Before the CSA's endorsement, former England captain David Gower additionally named the previous India captain the appropriate man to turn out to be the ICC President. Smith mentioned that Ganguly's sports activities understanding would assist him within the post of the president of the world physique.

He mentioned, 'I feel in our recreation, captaincy is essential for advancing and I feel that particular person of that stage understands the fashionable recreation and the challenges forward as in comparison with the opposite one who occupies this post. '

Ganguly has not been in talks for fairly a while and isn’t able to share his future plans, though technically his time period as BCCI president expires in June in keeping with the brand new structure beneath which he would be the state and nationwide He will full six consecutive years as an officer within the group.

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