Ganguly confirmed as BCCI representative on ICC Board

BCCI president and former Indian batsman Sourav Ganguly rings the five minute bell ahead of day five of 2nd Investec Test match between England and India at Lord's Cricket Ground on July 21, 2014 (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Board of Control for Cricket president and former India captain Sourav Ganguly was confirmed as India’s representative on the International Cricket Council, during a teleconference on Friday to discuss urgent matters related to the coronavirus outbreak.

There had been speculation that former BCCI and ICC chief N Srinivasan would represent India on the Board, but this meeting confirmed that Ganguly will take up the position.

ICC chief executive Manu Sawhney said: “We continue to undertake a comprehensive business continuity and contingency planning exercise which will allow us to adapt to the rapidly evolving world in which we find ourselves.

“The ICC management will continue our contingency planning around ICC events and will also work with members to explore all options available to us based on a range of scenarios connected to the pandemic.”