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Ganguly took over as the president of the cricket governing body during the General Body Meeting at BCCI's headquarters. He was the only candidate to file his nomination for the post and was elected unopposed.

Former cricketer Sourav Ganguly took over as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) here on Wednesday. Ganguly was elected as the president during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) which is being conducted at the BCCI headquarters. Ganguly was the only candidate to file his nomination for the post and was elected unopposed.

Gujarat Cricket Association's Jay Shah, son of Home Minister Amit Shah, has filed nomination for the post of secretary, as revealed by BCCI Electoral Officer N Gopalaswami.

The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) rolled out the red carpet for its most famous member as Sourav Ganguly returned in a new avatar — president-elect of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

Ganguly, however, will be able to serve as BCCI President only until September 2020. He has been holding posts in the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) for the past five years where he currently serves as President. An administrator can only serve six years on the trot.

India resumed their innings from 273/3 on day two. Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane continued their partnership and built a massive stand of 178 runs for the fourth wicket.

Bumrah was ruled out of the Test series against South Africa on September 24 due to a minor stress fracture in his lower back. He was then replaced by Umesh Yadav in the Indian squad.

With the first match being abandoned, India will now play two T20I matches against South Africa before facing the Proteas for a three-match Test series.

Indian opener and flamboyant batsman Rohit Sharma will look to continue his Windies form in the home series. In the two T20Is against Windies, he scored 101 runs while in the two ODIs he added 28 runs under his name.

The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) on Thursday renamed Feroz Shah Kotla Cricket Stadium after the former DDCA president Arun Jaitley.