Jagmohan all set to return as BCCI boss
Veteran cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya is all set to return as BCCI president more than a decade after he last held the top job,emerging as the consensus candidate from incumbent N Srinivasan’s camp.
The road for Dalmiya was cleared after another former president Sharad Pawar failed to get a proposer from East zone, prompting the Maratha strongman to pull out of the race ahead of Monday’s much-anticipated and much-delayed Annual General Meeting.
It has also been learnt that current board secretary Sanjay Patel will retain his post, provided he is not entangled in a contest with Pawar loyalist Anurag Thakur. The 70-year-old Dalmiya, President of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), controls two votes from East Zone and had on Saturday emerged as a front-runner for the top post since no other name was unanimously acceptable to all the units loyal to