Newly appointed CAB President Snehasish Ganguly shares a cordial relationship with Wriddhiman Saha who left West Bengal and joined Tripura as mentor-cum-player.
The 39-year-old Jhulan Goswami bid adieu to international cricket on Saturday with 355 international wickets from 284 matches.
Under Arun Lal, Bengal reached the Ranji Trophy final after 13 years in 2020. In the previous edition, which finished recently, Lal guided Bengal to a semifinal finish.
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly had earlier stated that he would be contesting the CAB presidential elections. His elder brother Snehasish Gamguly is set to be elected uncontested.
The 66-year-old Arun Lal stepped down as the head coach of Bengal cricket team citing fatigue and age. Under him Bengal reached Ranji Trophy final in 2020 after 13 years.
A CAB official’s unsavoury statements in the media irked Wriddhiman Saha, where he questioned the veteran wicketkeeper’s commitments.
Sourav Ganguly was the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president for four years between 2015 to 2019 before coming to the BCCI.
The IPL 2022 playoff matches will held in Kolkata on May 24 (first qualifier) and May 25 (eliminator).
The last time Eden Gardens hosted a T20I was between India and New Zealand in November.