Cricket Association of Bengal Secretary Sourav Ganguly Planning Pre-Season Tournament

Updated: 04 August 2014 22:07 IST

Sourav Ganguly wants to start a tournament that will build up to the domestic cricket season.

Cricket Association of Bengal Secretary Sourav Ganguly Planning Pre-Season Tournament
A file pic of Sourav Ganguly at the nets.

Kolkata:

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is planning to start a pre-season invitational tournament on the lines of Buchi Babu Trophy in Chennai and Moin-ud Dowlah Gold Cup in Hyderabad.

"This will give Bengal side a good exposure in the build up to the season. It should be on the lines of Buchi Babu but nothing has been finalised," a CAB official who was with the newly-elected joint secretary during a marathon three hours meeting said.

As Ganguly will be off to London on Tuesday for commentary in the Manchester Test beginning August 7, the former cricketer met the CAB official and former Bengal pacer Ranadeb Bose.

"Everything will be finalised after he comes back in the last week of August," he said.

Among other decisions taken, Bengal squad will leave for Chennai on August 10 for the Buchi Babu invitational meet to begin their pre-season campaign.

Joydeep Mukherjee will coach the side likely to be captained by Laxmi Ratan Shukla as regular coach Ashok Malhotra is indisposed.

Topics : Sourav Ganguly Cricket
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