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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly after casting his vote at a polling centre, during the 4th phase of State Assembly poll in Kolkata.

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BCCI Secretary Jay Shah inspects Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati.

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President Ram Nath Kovind being presented a memento by BCCI Secretary Jay Shah during the inaugural ceremony of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave and Narendra Modi Stadium, at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly waves to his fans after he got discharged from a private hospital, in Kolkata. Ganguly underwent a fresh round of angioplasty on Thursday and two more stents were implanted to clear the 48- year-old cricket legend''s clogged coronary arteries.

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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly discharged from a private hospital, in Kolkata. Ganguly was hospitalised a few days ago after he complained of chest pain.

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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly waves to his fans after he got discharged from a private hospital, in Kolkata. Ganguly was hospitalised a few days ago after he complained of chest pain.

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Cardiac Surgeon Devi Shetty interacts with the media after visiting BCCI President Sourav Ganguly at a private hospital, in Kolkata. Ganguly was hospitalised a few days ago after he complained of chest pain.

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Cardiac Surgeon Devi Shetty comes out of a private hospital after visiting BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, in Kolkata. Ganguly was hospitalised a few days ago after he complained of chest pain.

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Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur leaves after visiting BCCI President Sourav Ganguly at a private hospital, in Kolkata. Ganguly was hospitalised a few days ago after he complained of chest pain, in Kolkata.

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CPI (M) General secretary Sitaram Yehchuri after visiting BCCI President Sourav Ganguly who is admitted at a private hospital, in Kolkata.

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In this file photo, is seen BCCI President and former India skipper Sourav Ganguly in Mumbai. Ganguly was hospitalised after he complained of chest pain, in Kolkata.

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Board Of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary Jay Shah felicitates Indian cricket player Parthiv Patel during the inauguration ceremony of Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) Indoor Academy, in Ahmedabad.

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BCCI Secretary Jay Shah arrives at Mullanpur to review the developments of a newly built international cricket stadium, under the Punjab Cricket Association, in Mohali district.

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BCCI President Saurav Ganguly, BCCI Secretary Jay Shah and IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel during the final cricket match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 between Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly during a book release event in Kolkata.

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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and BCCI Secretary Jay Shah watch a match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings during the Indian Premier League 2020, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, in Dubai.

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BCCI Treasurer Arun Dhumal and BCCI Secretary Jay Shah watch an IPL 2020 cricket match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders, at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, in Sharjah.

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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly during Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match between Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians (MI), at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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BCCI President, Sourav Ganguly, poses for photographers at an event after becoming the Brand Ambassador of Bengal Peerless, in Kolkata.

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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and BCCI Secretary Jai Shah arrive at the BCCI headquarters for a meeting with IPL franchise owners in Mumbai.

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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly congratulates newly elected CAB (Cricket Association of Bengal) President Abhishekh Dalmiya and his brother and newly elected CAB Secretary Snehashis Ganguly, in Kolkata.

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In this file photo former Indian cricket captain MS Dhoni is seen during the first one day international (ODI) cricket match against Australia at M A Chidhambaram Stadium in Chennai. Dhoni was on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 dropped from the BCCI's list of centrally contracted players, raising fresh doubts on his future.

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Senior BCCI officials during the Board’s Annual General Meeting, in Mumbai.

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Senior BCCI officials during the Board’s Annual General Meeting, in Mumbai.

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Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly with BCCI Secretary Jay Shah and Treasurer Arun Singh Dhumal during the Board’s Annual General Meeting, in Mumbai. The Sourav Ganguly-led BCCI decided to seek the Supreme Court's approval to water down administrative reforms on tenure cap for its office-bearers and named secretary Jay Shah as its representative for the ICC chief executives' committee meeting.

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Indian Cricket Board President Sourav Ganguly, left, waves to the crowd as he stand beside his Bangladesh counterpart Nazmu Hossain, second left, and Abhishek Dalmya, Secretary of Cricket Association of Bengal during prize ceremony function at the end of third day of the second test cricket match between India and Bangladesh, in Kolkata.

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Indian cricket board president Sourav Ganguly, left, inspects the ground with other officials ahead of India's second cricket test match against Bangladesh, in Kolkata. The second and final game in the series is scheduled to be played in Kolkata starting on Nov. 22 and is expected to be a first day-night test for both sides, with a pink ball rather than a red one being used.

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BCCI President Saurav Ganguly, BCCI Secretary Jay Shah, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, Vice-captain Rohit Sharma and others during the senior selection committee meeting in Mumbai.

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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly adjusts his crown during a felicitation ceremony at Eden Garden in Kolkata.

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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly being congratulated by Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) President Mohammad Azharuddin during his felicitation ceremony at Eden Garden in Kolkata.

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BCCI's new President Saurav Ganguly addresses a press conference at BCCI headquarters in Mumbai.

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Newly-elected President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sourav Ganguly, center, Secretary Jay Shah, left, and Treasurer Arun Dhumal stand for a photograph during a press conference in Mumbai.

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Sourav Ganguly poses for a photograph after taking charge as the new BCCI President at BCCI headquarters, in Mumbai.

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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) President Mohammad Azharuddin pose for a photograph at BCCI headquarters, in Mumbai.

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Former BCCI president N Srinivasan arrives for the General Body meeting at BCCI headquarters, in Mumbai.

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BCCI secretary designate Jay Shah arrives for the General Body meeting at BCCI headquarters, in Mumbai.

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COA member Diana Edulji arrives for the General Body meeting at BCCI headquarters, in Mumbai.

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BCCI President-designate Sourav Ganguly arrives for the general body meeting at BCCI headquarters, in Mumbai.

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COA chief Vinod Rai and member Diana Edulji address media after the General Body meeting at BCCI headquarters, in Mumbai.

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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and others during the General Body meeting at BCCI headquarters, in Mumbai.

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Former cricketer Sourav Ganguly is greeted by BCCI Electoral officer N Gopalswami after taking charge as the new BCCI President during the General Body meeting, at BCCI headquarters, in Mumbai.

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BCCI President-designate Sourav Ganguly seated in his chamber at Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) office, in Kolkata.

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At the stroke of the midnight hour, it seemed the president had been finalised—BCCI grandees exuded an air of certainty. Then, an unexplai­ned hubbub: meetings, huddles, quiet words, frantic phonecalls. At the end of it all, consensus plumped for Sourav Gan­guly. We can’t expl­ain the hype over a 10-month tenure, except that stakes in Indian cricket run deep.

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Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly, left, arrives to file nomination for the post of Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) president at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai, India, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Also seen in the picture is Congress leader and former chairman of IPL, Rajeev Shukla.

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Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly, left, arrives to file nomination for the post of Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) president at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai, India, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Also seen in the picture are former BCCI President N Srinivasan, former Secretary and Saurashtra stalwart Niranjan Shah and former IPL chairman Rajiv Shukla.

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Former cricketer Brajesh Patel arrives at the BCCI headquarters to file his nomination for IPL governing council post in Mumbai.

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Home Minister Amit Shah's son Jay Shah arrives to file nomination for the post of Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai.

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Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly, left, arrives to file nomination for the post of Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) president at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai.

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Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Chief Selector MSK Prasad interacts with media during a press conference in Mumbai.

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C.K. Khanna, President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, left, speaks with Rajasthan's former Director General of Police Ajit Singh at the IPL auction in Jaipur.

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Former Indian captain and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) President Sourav Ganguly talks to BCCI acting President CK Khanna (R) as BCCI Treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry looks on, at the board's Special General Meeting (SGM), in New Delhi.

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BCCI acting Secretary Amitabh Choudhary and BCCI acting President CK Khanna (R) at the board's Special General Meeting (SGM), in New Delhi.

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The panel headed by Justice Lodha (above) asked the Law Commission to consider the RTI Act vis-a-vis BCCI

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BCCI Amitabh Choudhary with others arrive for the IPL auction 2018 at a hotel in Bengaluru.

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BCCI Selection Committee Chairman, MSK Prasad with BCCI acting Secretary, Amitabh Chaudhary at a press conference in Mumbai.

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Mid ’80s Richards pulls before a full house at Old Trafford

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ICC match referee Javagal Srinath and Assam Cricket Association's secretary, Pradip Buragohain inspect the new venue of T-20 match between India and Australia at Barshapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati.

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Diana Edulji, former captain and a member of the court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA), arrives at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai to attend a meeting of the committee.

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Sree Santh has got a court reprieve while Ajit Chandila (top) and Ankeet Chavan (below) hope for a pardon from the BCCI

Acting BCCI president C.K. Khanna presenting the cheque to India women's cricket team at a felicitating event in New Delhi.

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Unlike this slip cordon, as per the suggested rules, the BCCI can’t afford to drop anything

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Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli speaks as head coach Ravi Shastri watches during a press conference before leaving for their Sri Lanka tour, in Mumbai.

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Indian cricket team head coach Ravi Shastri and acting BCCI President C K Khanna and acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary during a press conference at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai.

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BCCI Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) member Sourav Ganguly during a press conference regarding the Indian cricket team coach selection, in Mumbai.

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Virat Kohli had excellent relations with Ravi Shastri, but not with Kumble

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Anil Kumble at the nets in Birmingham

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India cricket captain Virat Kohli, 2nd right, and coach Anil Kumble, 2nd left, attend a practice session in the nets ahead of their ICC Champions Trophy Group B match against Pakistan at Edgbaston in Birmingham, England.

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Hindu sena protest against Indo-Pak cricket match, at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi.

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Hindu sena protest against Indo-Pak cricket match, at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi.

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Vinod Rai

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Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar felicitates former women cricketers on behalf of BCCI before the IPL match between Delhi Daredevils and Sunrisers Hyderabad at Ferozshah Kotla, in New Delhi.

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Lalit Modi with Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje

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Tambe, 65, has been in the service of the Board for 47 years

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Ex-BCCI chief Shashank Manohar had commissioned the audit in 2015

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The BCCI headquarters inside the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai

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(From left) SC-appointed COA members Vikram Limaye and Vinod Rai with BCCI CEO Rahul Johri

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(clockwise from top left) Vinod Rai, Ramchandra Guha, Diana Edulji, Vikram Limaye

Members of the Supreme Court appointed three-member panel of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) former CAG India Vinod Rai (C), IDFC Managing Director and CEO Vikram Limaye and sportsperson Diana Edulji (R) after a meeting, in Mumbai.

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Members of the Supreme Court appointed three-member panel of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) former CAG India Vinod Rai (L), sportsperson Diana Edulji and IDFC Managing Director and CEO Vikram Limaye after a meeting, in Mumbai.

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Members of the Supreme Court appointed three-member panel of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) former CAG India Vinod Rai (R), IDFC Managing Director and CEO Vikram Limaye and sportsperson Diana Edulji (L) after a meeting, in Mumbai.

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BCCI President, Anurag Thakur along with other members during the meeting to discuss their latest stance on the Supreme Court-appointed Lodha panel's report, in New Delhi.

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Anurag Thakur, BCCI president

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BCCI President Anurag Thakur along with Joint secretary Bengal cricket association Avishek Dalmiya arrive for the SGM at the BCCI headquarters, in Mumbai.

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BCCI President Anurag Thakur (L) with CEO of BCCI Rahul Johri at a news conference in New Delhi.

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BJP MP and BCCI President, Anurag Thakur seek blessing of his father Prem Kumar Dhumal after he was commissioned into the Territorial Army as a regular officer, in New Delhi.

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BJP MP and BCCI President, Anurag Thakur pinned badges by Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh Suhag and Anurag Thakur's father Prem Kumar Dhumal after he was commissioned into the Territorial Army as a regular officer, in New Delhi.

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BJP MP and BCCI President, Anurag Thakur and his wife pose a photo with Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh Suhag with wife Namita after he was commissioned into the Territorial Army as a regular officer, in New Delhi.

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Case: Known for filing a series of applications before BCCI ombudsman “All changes are good and should be accepted. If the court has taken cognisance, I am happy.”

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Case: His PIL against the 2013 IPL betting-fixing scandal led to cleansing of BCCI “It’s an excellent judgement; in fact, it has exceeded my expectations a little.”

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There was a time when he had to select himself. This time he was the front-runner. The young BJP dynast from Himachal Pradesh had already done all his climbing. Anu­rag Thakur, new BCCI boss, celebrates his ascent with his family in Delhi.

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BCCI chief selector Sandip Patil and BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke during a press conference following the selection committee meeting at the BCCI headquarters.

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BCCI president Anurag Thakur being greeted by his children at his residence in New Delhi.

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Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)'s newly elected President Anurag Thakur arrives at address press conference in Mumbai.

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Newly elected BCCI secratery Ajay Shirke along with Brijesh Patel arrive for the SGM at BCCI headquarters in Mumbai.

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Shashank Manohar

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BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur with ex-chiefs Pawar and Shashank Manohar

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