BCCI to elect new president on Sunday?


New Delhi, septmber 29: In order to select its new president post the sudden death of Jagmohan Dalmiya, the Board of Cricket for Control in India (BCCI) is likely to call its Special General Meeting (SGM) in Mumbai on Sunday, according to reports.

According to a CNN IBN report, BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur will convene the meeting where Shashank Manohar is said to be the front runner to succeed Dalmiya.

Sourav Ganguly, who was recently appointed as the new president of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) by state chief minister Mamata Banerjee, is also said to be backing Manohar for the post.

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