What is the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and what is it called:

The full form of BCCI is Board of Control for Cricket in India Board of Control for Cricket in India and according to its name, the Indian Cricket Board, which is the cricket match played in India or the cricket game played on behalf of India, runs and controls it. does too. In simple words, it nurtures Indian cricket and ensures the participation of cricket at the national and international level.

Brief Description of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI):

Name Board of Control for Cricket in India
Short name BCCI
Jurisdiction National
Establishment year 1928
Affiliation department International cricket council
The headquarters Cricket Centre, Wankhede Stadium, D Road, Churchgate, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Current president Sourav Ganguly

History of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI):

The BCCI is a board affiliated to the World Cricket Council (ICC) which was formed in 1928 and is today a government body patronized by the Government of India. The headquarters of BCCI is in Mumbai. The main job of BCCI is to control and organize sports tournaments in India and to represent India's players in international cricket who play for India. Since cricket is much more popular than other sports in India, due to which BCCI is also counted among the richest board in the world. Apart from this, BCCI also performs other functions like monitoring the performance of the game as well as keeping the spirit of the game safe, which also includes stopping the betting on cricket and the players who violate the rules related to such sports. The board often takes decisions and also takes decisions like a life ban if found guilty in cases like match-fixing.

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President 2019:

One of the most successful captains of India, Sourav Ganguly has become the 39th President of BCCI at the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, 23 October 2019. Due to which the 33-month-old rule of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators has come to an end. Ganguly has been unanimously nominated for the post of BCCI President, while Home Minister Amit Shah's son Jay Shah has been made the secretary. Mahim Verma of Uttarakhand has become the new vice-president. Former BCCI president and Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur's younger brother Arun Dhumal has been made treasurer while Kerala's Jayesh George has been made joint secretary. Ganguly's tenure will be only nine months and he will have to step down in July, as the provisions of the new constitution mandate a period of rest after six years.

The BCCI is responsible for organizing and monitoring the following tournaments to be held in India:-

  • Indian Premier League
  • Ranji Trophy
  • Deodhar Trophy
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy
  • Duleep Trophy
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy
  • Irani Cup
  • NKP Salve Challenger Trophy
  • BCCI Corporate Trophy

List of Presidents of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) since 1928:

Chairman's name Since when Till when
Roger Binny 18 October 2022 Till Date
Sourav Ganguly 2019 17 October 2022
CK Khanna 2017 2019
Anurag Thakur 2016 2017
Shashank Manohar 2015 2016
Jagmohan Dalmiya (Died) 2015 2015
N. Srinivasan 2013 2014
Shivlal Yadav (Interim) 2014 2014
Sunil Gavaskar (Interim, IPL) 2014 2014
N Srinivasan 2011 2013
Jagmohan Dalmiya (Interim) 2013 2013
Shashank Manohar 2008 2011
Sharad Pawar 2005 2008
Ranbir Singh Mahendra 2004 2005
Jagmohan Dalmiya 2001 2004
AC Muttiah 1999 2001
Raj Singh Dungarpur 1996 1999
IS Bindra 1993 1996
Madhavrao Scindia 1990 1993
BN Dutt 1988 1990
S Sriraman 1985 1988
NKP Salve 1982 1985
SK Wankhede 1980 1982
M Chinnaswamy 1977 1980
Ram Prakash Mehra 1975 1977
P M Rungta 1972 1975
A N Ghosh 1969 1972
Z R Irani 1966 1969
Fatah Singh Rao Gaikwad 1963 1966
MA Chidambaram 1960 1963
RK Patel 1958 1960
Sardar Surjit Singh Majithia 1956 1958
Maharajkumar Vijay Anand 1954 1956
JC Mukherjee 1951 1954
Anthony S. D'Millo 1946 1951
P. Subbaryan 1938 1946
KS Digvijay Singh 1937 1938
Hamidullah Khan 1935 1937
Sir Sikandar Hayat Khan 1933 1935
Grant Govan 1928 1933

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