Ganguly officially takes over as CAB president

Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly on Thursday officially took over the reins as president of the cash-rich Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) following his unanimous election to the top post at a special general meeting here.

Ganguly replaces cricket czar Jagmohan Dalmiya, who died on September 20.

Completing the change of guard, Dalmiya’s son Avishek was also elected unopposed as joint-secretary, a post held by Ganguly till recently before he resigned ahead of the special general meeting.

“Since there were no other nominations, their unanimous election was announced on the floor of the SGM, that got over in ten minutes,” said a CAB member present at the meeting.

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