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.
Defending champions India were stunned 3-5 by Japan in the semifinal of the ACT in Dhaka last month.
It was India's second win over Pakistan in the tournament after having beaten the same opponents 3-1 in the round-robin stages
India were the overwhelming favourites before the start of the match after having thrashed the same opponents 6-0 in their last round robin match and also on head-to-head record
The Manpreet Singh-led side's confidence must be sky high as they had thrashed Japan 6-0 in their last round-robin match.
The dominant victory will be a huge boost for India as they head into the business end of the tournament with lots of confidence.
A clinical performance by India's hockey team led to a 3-1 win over arch-rival Pakistan in the league stage match of the Asian Champions Trophy 2021 in Dhaka.
Harmanpreet's double strike hands India 3-1 win over Pakistan in ACT hockey, takes team closer to semis
India is currently leading the points table with seven points from three games and will take on Japan in their last round-robin match of the five-team tournament on Sunday.
Dilpreet (12th, 22nd and 45th) scored three field goals for India, while Jarmanpreet Singh (33rd, 43rd) struck a brace from penalty corner situations
Playing their first tournament after the historic Tokyo Olympics campaign, India started brightly and scored in the fourth minute through Lalit Upadhyay
The Olympic bronze medallists have won this prestigious event thrice since its inception in 2011 including the previous two editions held in 2016 in Kuantan, Malaysia and 2018 in Muscat, Oman
Asian Champions Trophy will be India's first outing after the team's historic Olympics bronze medal winning campaign earlier this year.
On the eve of their second match of the tournament against South Korea, the player in question returned a positive test. She was tested on Tuesday.
There is no official word on what happens to India's remaining schedule in the tournament after this development.
In the absence of Captain Rani, who has been rested from the tournament, India were led by veteran goalkeeper Savita.