Current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has been living in home quarantine since a week ever after his brother, Snehashish Ganguly was tested positive for the viral infection. Ganguly decided to opt for the test as a precautionary measure and fortunately, he has been tested negative for the COVID-19.
“He (Ganguly) is living with his ailing mother and family, so as a precautionary measure he took the test voluntarily and the report came negative on Friday evening,” the official said.
Sourav’s brother Snehashish is the chief of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) and according to the officials, he is also recovering well and fighting the disease strongly.
He is doing fine and also handling his office work from the hospital through virtual meetings. We expect him to be released in a couple of days,” the official added.
A month ago, on June 20, Snehashish was tested COVID-19 positive along with his wife, mother-in-law , father-in-law and domestic help.
Sourav Ganguly will be attending the IPL Governing council meeting next week through video conferencing from home where they will finalize IPL dates, venues and everything else which is significant in holding the tournament. IPL is all set to kick off from 19th September this year.