Sourav Ganguly to be named as CAB President [ Current Affairs ]


About Sourav Ganguly: He was born on 8th July 1972. He is from Behala region in Calcutta, India. His full name is Sourav Chandidas Ganguly. He is also called by the names - Dada, the Prince of Calcutta, the Maharaja, the god of the offside, the Warrior Prince.

Image of Sourav Ganguly

Image of Sourav Ganguly

Appointed CAB President

  • He is a famous Indian cricket player.
  • He was the former captain of Indian cricket team.
  • He is recalled as the one of the India’s successful captains of all times.
  • Currently he is the joint secretary of Cricket association of Bengal and President of Editorial board with Wisden India.

About his achievements:

  • He was honored with Padma Shri in 2004.
  • In 2013 he was conferred Banga Bhibhushan from the government of West Bengal.

About Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB):

  • It is the main head of cricket in West Bengal.
  • Its headquarters are in the famous Eden Gardens stadium.
  • This association organizes different cricket tournaments in West Bengal.

About Ganguly being the CAB president:

  • This decision was taken by the West Bengal government.
  • Ganguly is to be placed in the post of late Jagmohan Dalimya.
  • He is to be set to be named as CAB president.

- Published on: September 24, 2015