Sourav Ganguly opines on his legacy as the BCCI President

Sourav Ganguly

Former Indian cricketer and current President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Sourav Ganguly stated that he will not be able to tell what his legacy is as the President of the Indian cricket board.

Ganguly also added that he will instead leave it open to the fans to judge his legacy. Adding that his tenure has taken place in tough circumstances due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the cricketing legend said that Indian cricket is fortunate that in spite of the pandemic, they have had a majority of the cricket matches taking place.

“What’s my legacy? Well, I won’t be able to tell it now. Let’s see what happens. It is up to you all to judge my legacy, it is what it is. But it has been under tough circumstances due to Covid-19 over the last two years. The pandemic has wreaked havoc all over the world and we are fortunate that we could still manage to get a majority of cricket done,” said Ganguly as quoted by Sportstar.

VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid work together: Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly also stated that everything has been put in place at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), and both Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman are working together, and there are also several other coaches who work with them as well. Adding that a new facility is now being built at the NCA, the 49-year-old concluded by stating that the new NCA facility will be completed in one and half years.

“We have put everything in place. Laxman and Rahul work together. There are coaches who work alongside them. The U-19 coaches, too, work with the NCA and some of them are currently with the team in the World Cup. The new NCA facility is being built, the construction will start probably this month. It will take 18 months to finish. Everything has been put in place,” concluded Sourav Ganguly.

Ganguly represented the Indian side in 113 Tests and 311 ODIs in his career. He retired from the game in the year 2008.