Thilanga congratulates new BCCI Chief

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Asian Cricket Council and Sri Lanka Cricket President Thilanga Sumathipala together with the members of the Board, the Executive Committee and the Management of the ACC, and of Sri Lanka Cricket, has congratulated Anurag Thakur on his election as the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. In a congratulatory letter to the new BCCI chief, Sumathipala said “… Your unanimous victory reflects the confidence and faith of the membership of the BCCI … I am confident that under your leadership the game will continue to progress and flourish …” 

The 42-year-old Thakur replaced Shashank Manohar who is the newly appointed Chairman of the International Cricket Council. The former Secretary whilst being the youngest elected President, is also the first first-class cricketer to turn BCCI president since 1998.