However, Ganguly's appointment will be a short one as he will have to go in for a cooling off period from September 2020, under the new rules.
The former India captain has been holding posts in Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) for the past five years where he currently serves as president. An administrator can only serve six years on the trot.
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