Meanwhile, president designate Sourav Ganguly said the senior Bengal team for its Ranji Trophy opener in Karnataka will be announced on October 1.
Jagmohan Dalmiya, who was the BCCI president passed away in a city hospital, last Sunday after suffering a massive cardiac arrest.
Javed Miandad praises Jagmohan Dalmiya for his role in promoting India-Pakistan cricket.
The next Board presidential candidate must find a proposer from the East Zone in order to contest.
Ian Chappell took a walk down memory lane, remembering the heydays of the visionary administrator.
Jagmohan Dalmiya’s death creates a power vacuum in the BCCI, and the list of contenders is long.
Many players said in their messages that Jagmohan Dalmiya was a player’s man. No administrator can ask for a better compliment.
Dalmiya’s challenges were not restricted to cricket. In all aspects of life, he was a man with a mission. Be it his personal life, or his business dealings.
Jagmohan Dalmiya was admitted to the BM Birla Heart Research Centre on Thursday evening after he complained of breathlessness and severe chest pain.
An opener during his days as a club cricketer, Jagmohan Dalmiya, the administrator, carried his bat through.
Dalmiya, who was admitted to hospital few days back after he complained of chest pain, passed away at a Delhi hospital this evening following a massive cardiac arrest.
Jagmohan Dalmiya was rushed to the BM Birla heart Research Institute by the family members.
BCCI officials say it is Dalmiya’s son, Abhishek, who coordinates with members on his father’s behalf and assists him in day-to-day affairs.
BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur responds to all media queries about the board while BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya is silent.
BCCI officials, who are aware of the development, say they will ask Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to request Dalmiya to step down.