Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly's much-awaited entry into cricket administration will happen on July 27th July. He will be elected as Cricket Association of Bengal joint secretary in its 83rd Annual General Meeting (AGM).
Ganguly will succeed Sujan Mukherjee whose four-year-term is getting over this month while the rest of the CAB panel will remain the same with 74-year-old veteran Jagmohan Dalmiya set to be re-elected President unopposed.
Also, Ganguly is doing commentary in the ongoing Pataudi Trophy in England, has already spoken to CAB chief Jagmohan Dalmiya, said CAB joint-secretary Subir Ganguly .
Subir added that the last date of filing nomination is 19th July and Ganguly's nomination will be filed on behalf of his club Barisha Sporting.
However, Ganguly's elder brother Snehashish denied the news.
"I've no idea about this," the senior Ganguly said.
Ganguly would be seen during the AGM as he would be busy with his commentary commitments in the third Test beginning on 27th July.
He has also forayed into football by successfully bidding for Indian Super League Kolkata franchise along with city-based industrialists Harsh Neotia, Sanjiv Goenka and Utsav Parekh and La Liga champions Atletico Madrid.
On the other hand, seasoned cricket administrator Dalmiya will continue to remain at the helm of the CAB.
The CAB has 121 affiliated units and the executives are: President: Jagmohan Dalmiya; Vice-presidents: Alok Nandy, Sambhunath Poddar, Malay Basu, Subhas Kundu. Joint-secretaries: Sujan Mukherjee and Subir Ganguly. Treasurer: Biswarup Dey.
The board of trustees are: Gautam Dasgupta (chairman), Russi Jeejeebhoy, Samar Kar, Shibaji Roy and Shivkumar Kalyani.