After former South Africa captain Graeme Smith, tainted Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria too backed former India captain Sourav Ganguly to develop into the following ICC president. Kaneria, who’s presently serving a life ban for spot-fixing throughout an English County recreation, stated he would appeal to the ICC again if Ganguly becomes its chief and he’s sure he would get a greater response from cricket’s mother or father physique.
“Yes I will appeal (to Ganguly) and I’m sure ICC will help me out in every way possible,” Kaneria was quoted as saying by India TV when requested about whether or not he’ll appeal to ICC if Ganguly becomes its president.
Kaneria who took 261 Test wickets for Pakistan – a determine solely bettered by Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis and Imran Khan, was banned for spot-fixing in 2012 whereas representing Essex. The leg-spinner had initially denied the cost however in 2018, he lastly confessed.
Kaneria stated Ganguly was a terrific cricketer and he may be a great candidate for the ICC chief’s function.
“Sourav Ganguly has been an excellent cricketer. He understands the nuances. There is no better candidate than him for the ICC president’s role.”
“Ganguly has led India quite well and after that MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli have carried on. He is currently the BCCI president and I believe he can take cricket forward he becomes ICC chief,” Kanerai added.
Kanerai additional added he gained’t even want the Pakistan Cricket Board’s help to develop into the ICC president.
“Ganguly has a strong case for himself. I don’t think he will even need PCB’s support,” he stated.
Grame Smith was the primary to again Ganguly as subsequent ICC president.
“The president of the ICC now becomes a very key position in terms of how the game can progress and progress at the right level. It would be great to see a cricket man like Ganguly to get into the role of the ICC president. That will be good for the game. He understands the game, he has played at the highest level and he is respected. That is going to be an interesting time for international and it is going to be a great appointment,” Smith had stated.
With there being probabilities of Ganguly’s time period because the BCCI president ending in July if the Superme Court doesn’t enable an extension, there are reviews of the previous India captain changing Shashank Manohar as the following ICC president.