COA chief Vinod Rai needs to play an active role, CAC member Sourav Ganguly tells India Today
Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) member Sourav Ganguly feels that the Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai needs to play a more active role in the functioning of the BCCI and be on the forefront.WATCH FULL VIDEO”Vinod Rai needs to play an active role in the functioning of the board. He has been quiet and we haven’t heard anything from him about all of this (Kohli-Kumble fiasco),” Ganguly said to India Today. (Virat Kohli reacts to Anil Kumble resignation: Respect his decision to step down)Ganguly urged the CoA chief to come forth and take the reins in his hands. (Quitting as India coach was Anil Kumble’s personal decision: CAC member Sourav Ganguly to India Today)”He needs to come forth and be active and run the board like it used to be run back in time,” Ganguly further stated. (Things must have gone out of hand badly for Anil Kumble to resign: Mohammad Azharuddin to India Today)Ganguly is part of the Advisory Committee, which also includes Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman, that appointed Anil Kumble as the head coach of the Indian cricket team last year.After the news of the rift broke out, the CAC tried to resolve the matter by listening to both sides but were unsuccessful in doing so.Ganguly said that being aware of the confidentiality of the matter, “It’s not fair for me to say things publicly.”He added, “I am a part of the Advisory Committee and I have tremendous regard for both Anil and Virat and I’ll stop at that.”advertisementTeam India is set to play a five-match ODI series and a lone T20 game against West Indies in the Caribbean Islands, starting tomorrow.