Kolkata: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (Sourav Ganguly) was accused of a conflict of interest when he spoke to Delhi Capitals (DC) captain Shreyas Iyer on whom the former captain said that he Has played around 500 matches for which gives him the right to talk and guide any player, whether it is Shreyas Iyer or Virat Kohli.
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In the current season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer revealed in an interview about the contribution of team head coach Ricky Ponting and Ganguly (the team’s mentor in 2019) which made him a successful player. And helped to grow as a captain. Ganguly’s critics, however, alleged that he is helping the captain of a franchise while being the president of the BCCI.
Ganguly dismissed the allegations and said, ‘I helped him (Iyer) last year. I can be the board president, but don’t forget that I have played around 500 matches (424 matches) for India, so I can talk to a young player and help him, be it Shreyas Iyer or Virat. Kohli. If they want help, I can. ‘
Iyer, however, later tweeted and said, “I am thankful to Ricky and Dada for being a part of my journey as a cricketer and captain last season as a young captain.” I was expressing my gratitude for the role he played in my personal progress as a captain.
As a young captain, I am thankful to Ricky and Dada for being a part of my journey as a cricketer and captain last season.
My comment yesterday was to emphasize my gratitude towards the role they both have played in my personal development as a captain.
– Shreyas Iyer (@ ShreyasIyer15) September 21, 2020