Anurag Thakur affirms that he's readily available in future to serve Indian Cricket again

Anurag Thakur affirms that he’s readily available in future to serve Indian Cricket again

Had complete faith in judiciary, says Thakur

Anurag Thakur
Anurag Thakur. (Photo Source: Hindustan Times)

Former BCCI President Anurag Thakur, in a recent interview, claimed that he won’t shy away from responsibilities and readily serve Indian Cricket again. Earlier this year, Thakur was sacked from his position for failing to was removed from the BCCI by the SC for failing to convince Board members to implement the Lodha Reforms.

The Supreme Court recently dropped perjury charges against Thakur after he tendered an unconditional apology. The SC-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) has spent an unsuccessful six months failing to make any headway in the matter. While accepting birthday wish from Thakur, Sourav Ganguly urged the Lok Sabha member to make a comeback into the administration of the game.

“It was kind of Sourav to have said something like that. I feel humbled when a former India captain says something like that. I have not decided anything but if Indian cricket requires me, I will be always available. I have never shied away from responsibility,” claimed Anurag Thakur according to TOI. He continued to keep his faith in the judiciary and stated that he has been busy doing what he loves the most, i.e, serve and promote the game of cricket.

Had complete faith in judiciary, says Thakur

“I had complete faith in the judiciary. During all these months, I was busy doing what I love most – promoting sports. I organised the Himachal Pradesh State Olympics, which was a huge success. I am also involved with Hockey Himachal as promoting Olympic sports in the state has been one of my prime endeavours, Also, I am the chairman of Parliamentary Committee on Information and Technology, my constituency work in Hamirpur – I had a very busy six months,” further added the 42-year-old.

He concluded by not willing to comment on the ongoing drama regarding the Indian Head Coach. As an ardent follower of the game, he has already provided his insights when Kohli was criticised for the resignation of Kumble. He was also vocal about the infamous ‘Cheatgate’ incident in Bangalore versus Australia.