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Why ‘Prince’ Sourav Ganguly had to take a taxi ride to cricket board meeting

Sourav Ganguly took a taxi ride to the Board of Control for Cricket in India meeting after his BMW broke down.

cricket Updated: Aug 01, 2017 22:33 IST
Press Trust of India
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Sourav Ganguly is a former India captain and is also the current president of the Cricket Association of Bengal.(PTI)

It’s not everyday that the guards of a five-star facility on EM Bypass are taken aback to find City of Joy’s most loved icon Sourav Ganguly getting down from yellow ambassador taxi to attend a BCCI meeting.

Ganguly, who has a fleet of mean machines, normally prefers riding his BMW, which broke down at Exide crossing.

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“The BMW broke down on Lee Road near Exide crossing. He hired a yellow taxi and rushed to the meeting,” Ganguly’s driver said.

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The former India captain was seen getting down from an ordinary yellow taxi outside the premises of the five-star luxury hotel, for the meeting, which got delayed by half an hour.

The CAB president then chaired the technical committee meeting of the BCCI.

First Published: Aug 01, 2017 20:57 IST