The new BCCI president Saurav Ganguly who has not taken a single break since he took over the office, has now steered towards the development of Jammu and Kashmir cricket. The former captain met Irfan Pathan and Parvez Rasool and has assured full support for the development of J&K cricket.
Development of J&K Cricket
On Monday, the newly appointed Board of Control Cricket in India (BCCI) president Saurav Ganguly met Jammu & Kashmir captain Parvez Rasool and the team mentor Irfan Pathan at the board headquarters. Ganguly, who has taken the pledge to improve the administration in the country, has this time-shifted his attention toward cricketing affairs in J&K.
“The BCCI president learned their points and has promised full support for the improvement of cricket in the region. We have demanded the BCCI president to provide us with better facilities,” a senior Jammu and Kashmir CA official said.
The Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association is going through a tough time but Dada has promised to organize home games for J&K in its regions soon.
“We anticipate that the home games of Jammu and Kashmir will once again be played in Jammu. We have a college ground in Jammu and we plan to improve and expand the facilities there so that first-class matches can be administered,” the source added.
The Indian cricketers Irfan Pathan and Parvez Rasool have both declined to make any comments on their talks with Ganguly.
Now, Jammu and Kashmir cricket team are playing their Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy group league games in Surat. In the absence of Rasool, Shubham Pundir is leading the side.