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Spoken to CoA, no conflict of interest: Ganguly on DC role

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Former and Association of Bengal on Thursday said that he has taken up an advisory role with IPL franchise Capitals after consulting (CoA).

"There is absolutely no conflict of interest. I resigned from the IPL governing council earlier. I have spoken to the CoA too before committing myself to the role," told

He has been an for more than five years now but contributing in technical matters and strategy is what excites him the most.

"I am feeling very excited. Always wanted to return to You can say I am a happy man," Ganguly, who had captained KKR and now defunct Pune Warriors in the cash-rich league, said.

"Yes I was the of KKR. But this role is totally different from that. Playing on the field is different from providing inputs sitting in the dugout. As a captain, I also had to execute the plans on the field. But this time the onus is on the cricketers to perform."

With batting talents like Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant and Prithvi Shaw in the ranks, this will be one of the most competitive outfits in the upcoming IPL, opines

"I think is more stronger than last year. There are some brilliant talents in the franchise. Hopefully we will have a great IPL.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 18:50 IST