India’s batting legend VVS Laxman on Tuesday (October 15) feels that Indian cricket will undoubtedly prosper under former skipper Sourav Ganguly, who is set to take over the reins of the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI).
The current Cricket Association of Bengal president filed his nomination for the post of BCCI president in Mumbai on Monday.
Ganguly, who is expected to be elected unopposed at the board’s Annual General Meeting on October 23, is a veteran who has played 113 Tests and 311 ODIs.
“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.
Ganguly thanked his former teammate for the congratulatory message.
“Thank u Vvs ..your contributions will be very important,” Ganguly tweeted.
The 47-year-old, one of the finest Indian captains, will hold the post of the BCCI President for a mere nine months. He will have to demit office in July, due to compulsory cooling-off period.
(With inputs from agencies)