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.
- 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