In his recently published book 'Not Just A Nightwatchman: My Innings with BCCI', published by 'Rupa', Rai touched upon various issues that he dealt with during his 33-month tenure.
The 52-year-old was also sitting alongside head coach Anil Kumble and co-owners at the IPL auction table last week.Rhodes made 5935 runs in 245 ODIs and 2532 runs in 52 Tests.
The spin legend was glad to see the second rung of Indian fast bowlers getting good deals in the auction.
Mangeshkar, 92, one of the biggest music icons of the country, died due to multiple organ failure earlier in the day, according to her sister Usha Mangeshkar and doctors treating her.
It's not the first time the BCCI has messed things up. Ganguly and Dravid themselves endured it as players 16 years ago.
The 33-year-old Patel, who had migrated to New Zealand from Mumbai with his parents back in 1996, ended the Indian innings with figures of 47.5-12-119-10.
With all 10 wickets in his kitty, Patel also surpassed the great Richard Hadlee to record the best figures by a New Zealand bowler.
Ganguly will replace fellow Indian Anil Kumble, who stepped down after serving a maximum of three, three-year terms.
Harbhajan will be playing for Chennai Super Kings this time after donning the Mumbai Indians jersey since the inception of the IPL.
Kumble, in a chat with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, talked at length about his childhood learnings that went a long way in him becoming a champion cricketer.
There have been quite a few twists and turns since Kumble stepped down
Ravi Shastri, who was removed as coach last year despite having an outstanding one-year home run, told New Indian Express on the phone from London: "Yes, I have decided to apply for the job".
Vinod Rai hailed Anil Kumble for his "impeccable" role as India coach and said they will ensure cohesion in the team.
Ganguly did not want to get into Kumble's "untenable" remark as his reason for stepping down as India coach.
The document also supported national coaches "earning from IPL" to "augment their income" without specifying whether it amounts to 'Conflict of Interest'.
Prasanna said if the current skipper Kohli feels he is the "boss" of the Indian cricket then the team can do without a coach.
Even though the captain’s version of his relationship with the coach has hot been heard yet, he is already the villain of the piece.
The committee apparently said Kumble’s contract can be extended subject to Kohli and Kumble’s spat being resolved.
Kohli’s choice seems to be Ravi Shastri, who was team director between 2014-2016, before the CAC chose Kumble.
Virat Kohli said he respects Anil Kumble's decision to quit as coach and that there is highest regard for him as a player.