Former Indian Cricket team captain Sourav Ganguly has been appointed as President of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB).
It was announced by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata in Kolkata. Sourav Ganguly will succeed Jagmohan Dalmiya as the post fallen vacant following his death.
Prior to this appointment, Ganguly was the Joint-secretary of the CAB. Avishek Dalmiya, son of Jagmohan Dalmiya will now succeed Ganguly as Joint-secretary of the CAB.
About Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB)
- CAB is the nodal governing body for cricket in West Bengal.
- Its headquarters is located at Eden Gardens stadium, Kolkata.
- It organizes different types of cricket tournaments in West Bengal.