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Did Ganguly Influence Team Selection?

February 02, 2022 08:03 IST

Sourav Ganguly

IMAGE: BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and BCCI Secretary Jay Amit Shah at a selection committee meeting in 2019. Photograph: Kind courtesy BCCI/Twitter

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly is under the scanner once again.

Ganguly, it is being said, has been sitting in at selection committee meetings and possibly influencing the decisions made by Chief Selector Chetan Sharma and his team.


Earlier, a journalist reported that a 'BCCI official' had been interfering with team selection for quite some time. The journalist said the official did so by inviting himself to selection committee meeting despite knowing that he had no business attending those meetings.

Another journalist on the Aaj Tak show Cricket Adda raised the matter with a fellow journalist.


A video has gone viral on social media where two sports journalists can be heard criticising Ganguly -- a former Indian captain -- for attending selection committee meetings and interfering in the selection process.

The video went viral and cricket fans berated Ganguly and BCCI Secretary Jay Amit Shah for undermining the role of different stakeholders and 'ruining Indian cricket'.

Rediff Cricket