“The rumours doing rounds about Mr. Sourav Ganguly stepping down from the post of BCCI President are factually incorrect,” BCCI secretary Jay Shah issued a statement to PTI.
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) 1654084227000
“We have some exciting times in the form of media rights coming up and my colleagues and I are completely focused on the upcoming opportunity and safeguarding the interest of Indian cricket,” Shah further stated.
Ganguly in his tweet said he is embarking on a new journey, although without revealing any further details.
“2022 marks the 30th year since the start of my journey with cricket in 1992. Since then, cricket has given me a lot. Most importantly, it has given me the support of all of you. I want to thank every single person, who has been part of the journey, supported me, and helped me reach where I am today,” he wrote in a brief statement.
“Today, I am planning to start something that I feel will probably help a lot of people. I hope you continue your support as I enter this chapter of life.”
Ganguly was elected BCCI President in October 2019 and still has four months left in his three-year tenure.
Ganguly’s tweet took the social media by storm as many, including media outlets, started speculations.
It is learnt that Ganguly’s tweet was a promotional one for an upcoming project of his.