List of Board of Control for Cricket in India presidents

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India is the highest post at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI),[1] which runs Cricket in India.[2] Though the post is an honorary one, it is considered a highly prestigious post due popularity of the game in the India and the financial clout of the organisation.[3] Over the years influential politicians, royals and businessmen have occupied the post of President.[4] The president is elected at the BCCI's Annual General Meeting with each of the 30 affiliates of the BCCI getting a vote. The outgoing president also has a vote as Chairman of the meeting.[5] The post is rotated zone-wise across India and a person can hold the post of BCCI president for a maximum of three years.[6]

List[edit]

No. Name Took Office Left Office Remarks
1 RE Grant Govan 1928 1933
2 Sir Sikandar Hayat Khan 1933 1935
3 Hamidullah Khan 1935 1937
4 KS Digvijaysinhji 1937 1938
5 P. Subbarayan 1938 1946
6 Anthony S. D'Mello 1946 1951
7 JC Mukherji 1951 1954
8 Maharajkumar of Vizianagram 1954 1956
9 Sardar Surjitsingh Majithia 1956 1958
10 RK Patel 1958 1960
11 MA Chidambaram 1960 1963
12 Fatehsinghrao Gaekwad 1963 1966
13 ZR Irani 1966 1969
14 AN Ghose 1969 1972
15 PM Rungta [7] 1972 1975
16 Ramprakash Mehra 1975 1977
17 M. Chinnaswamy 1977 1980
18 S. K. Wankhede 1980 1982
19 N. K. P. Salve 1982 1985
20 S. Sriraman 1985 1988
21 BN Dutt 1988 1990
22 Madhavrao Scindia 1990 1993
23 IS Bindra 1993 1996
24 Raj Singh Dungarpur 1996 1999
25 A. C. Muthiah 1999 2001
26 Jagmohan Dalmiya 2001 2004
27 Ranbir Singh Mahendra 2004 2005
28 Sharad Pawar 2005 2008
29 Shashank Manohar 2008 2011
30 N. Srinivasan 2011 2013
31 Jagmohan Dalmiya 2013 2013 Interim
32 N. Srinivasan (suspended) 2013 2014 Suspended
33 Shivlal Yadav 2014 2014 Interim
34 Sunil Gavaskar 2014 2014 Interim for IPL
35 Jagmohan Dalmiya 2015 Present

See also[edit]

List of International Cricket Council presidents

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pawar elected BCCI President". The Tribune. 30 November 2005. Retrieved 25 February 2012. 
  2. ^ Laudon, Kenneth C. (2010). Management Information Systems : Managing the Digital Firm. Pearson Education India. p. 383. ISBN 81-317-3064-6. 
  3. ^ "The Pawar impact: Will BCCI benefit ?". Moneycontrol.com. 30 November 2005. Retrieved 24 February 2012. 
  4. ^ Wagg, Stephen (2005). Cricket and national identity in the postcolonial age: following on. Taylor & Francis. p. 79. ISBN 0-415-36348-9. 
  5. ^ Kajari Mukherjee, Ranjan Das (2006). Complex Issues Management. Tata McGraw-Hill Education. p. 308. ISBN 0-07-060821-0. 
  6. ^ "BCCI election for dummies". The Indian Express. 28 September 2003. Retrieved 25 February 2012. 
  7. ^ "Former BCCI chief PM Rungta dies". Wisden India. Retrieved 12 July 2012.