Koushik, an engineer who was stuck behind a desk merely nursing a passion for cricket, ran through the Chhattisgarh line-up
BCCI president also said he was waiting to have a word with MS Dhoni on his future
The allrounder smacked 56 off 46 to steer a thrilling chase in a rain-shortened match in the Vijay Hazare semi-final
Sourav Ganguly said he will also sit with the team management which also includes head coach Ravi Shastri
The new BCCI president on Kohli, Dhoni, and his vision forward for Indian cricket
Chasing 224 for victory,Karnataka romped home in 40 overs as Rahul and Padikkal and then Mayank Agarwal (47, 33 balls, 3 fours, 4 sixes) toyed with the Chhattisgarh attack.
MS Dhoni has been on a sabbatical from international cricket since India’s semi-final exit in the ODI World Cup, leading to speculations about his future.
England have rested Root, their top scorer in the final of the 2016 World T20, for next month’s five-match Twenty20 series in New Zealand, while naming the uncapped strokemaker Tom Banton
The upcoming tour was on Monday thrown into jeopardy after their national team players refused to participate in any cricketing activity until their demands, including a hike in salary, are met.
After taking over as BCCI’s 39th president on Wednesday, former India captain Sourav Ganguly said India are proud to have someone like MS Dhoni in their side.
Newly-elected BCCI president Sourav Ganguly stated that he will make sure BCCI gets its dues from ICC in the next five-year cycle.
The former Indian captain also said that Virat Kohli remained the most important man in Indian cricket and that, all decisions would be taken in consultation with the skipper.
Batsman emulates Kohli and Gambhir after amassing 529 runs in four innings against SA
In his first address to the media he drove home the point that one of his primary focus would be to lead the BCCI with credibility much in the same way he led the Indian team when he was the captain of the side.
The 47-year-old Sourav Ganguly became the 39th BCCI President on Wednesday in Mumbai, for a nine-month run after getting elected unopposed.
His latest entry in the top 10 of Test cricket rankings means he is now just the third Indian batsman after Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir to have been in the top 10 across all three formats.
Rohit Sharma amassed 529 runs in his debut series as opener with a maiden double hundred in the final Test against South Africa apart from twin hundreds in Visakhapatnam.
Sourav Ganguly, who ushered in a new era in Indian cricket with his aggressive captaincy, thus became the second Indian captain to hold the top job in BCCI once elected.
Vikram Limaye has also refused to accept the payment due to him, citing the same reason.