Sourav Ganguly held the press conference after taking charge as the President of BCCI, during which he was questioned about Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s retirement and role in the team.
Former captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday took over as the chairman of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). After taking over, Sourav Ganguly held a press conference, during which he was questioned about Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s retirement and role in the team. ‘Dada’ gave an accurate answer to this and said that Dhoni is a great player of Indian cricket and every player will be respected as long as I am. Sourav Ganguly said that champions who do not end soon.
In the press conference, when Sourav was asked whether he had talked to the team management or selectors on the issue of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. On this, Sourav Ganguly said that such things used to happen when I went out of the team, but I returned. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a very big player in Indian cricket. If you look at his record, then only praise comes out.
Only Dhoni will have to decide on retirement
On Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s retirement, Ganguly said that we will not take any decision on this, nor will any pressure be made on him by the management. Only Mahendra Singh Dhoni will have to decide on retirement. And every cricketer will be respected as long as I am.
It has been speculated for a long time
Significantly, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is currently running out of Team India, he was rested from the series against South Africa. Since World Cup 2019, there are speculations on Dhoni’s retirement.
After becoming BCCI president, Ganguly said – meet Kohli tomorrow and listen to him
However, no statement has come from Mahendra Singh Dhoni himself or from the team management. After the Ranchi Test ended, Dhoni was seen in the dressing room with Team India. Coach Ravi Shastri also tweeted a picture with MS Dhoni.
Let me tell you that Sourav Ganguly has uncontrollably become the head of the BCCI and a cricketer has come to this post after many years. Sourav took over as BCCI chief on Wednesday.
In the press conference, Sourav said that he has not yet spoken to captain Virat Kohli, but he will meet him soon. Ganguly said that Virat Kohli is the most important person in Indian cricket at this time, so in the coming time, his role is going to be bigger.