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BCCI appoints Assam’s Kamakhya Saikia as observer for India-New Zealand 2nd T20 match



The BCCI has appointed Assam Cricket Association’s joint secretary Kamakhya Saikia as an observer for the India-New Zealand second T20 international match be held on November 19 at Ranchi in Jharkhand.

Informing about the good news, Assam Cricket Association on its Twitter handle wrote: Assam Cricket Association takes great pleasure while informing that Shri Kamakhya Saikia, Joint Secretary, Assam Cricket Association has been appointed as “BCCI Observer” for the India Vs New Zealand Second T20 Match, scheduled to be held on November 19, 2021 in Ranchi.”

BCCI appointed Kamakhya Saikia in 2019 as the observer for the Emerging Team Asia Cup.

Meanwhile, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president and former India captain Sourav Ganguly has been appointed as the chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket Committee.

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This was announced on Wednesday by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

BCCI chairman Ganguly has replaced long-time former international teammate Anil Kumble in the role.

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“BCCI Chair Sourav Ganguly has been appointed to the position of Chair of the ICC Men’s Cricket Committee after Anil Kumble stepped down having served a maximum of three, three-year terms,” the ICC said in a statement.

Ganguly was president of the Cricket Association of Bengal between 2015 and 2019 and took charge as the BCCI president in October 2019.

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ICC chairman Greg Barclay has thanked Kumble for his leadership in the 9 years that he served as the

“I am delighted to welcome Sourav to the position of Chair of the ICC Men’s Cricket Committee,” Barclay said.

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