One of the richest boards in cricket controls the game and is responsible for the domestic and first-class cricket happening in India. It hosts and manages the International Indian men’s and women’s cricket.
The famously recorded organization is registered under the Tamilnadu societies and doesn’t get the funds from sports federation India. When the Indian team was rising in cricket games all over the subcontinent. And also had an obscure extent of favor. The players from various places, continents, and boards contribute to the Indian team. Gilligan conveyed his gratitude for Indian cricket. BCCI’s Official website is bcci.tv
And guaranteed to press for India’s inclusion in the ICC if all the supporters of cricket in the soil came together to ascertain a single controlling body. Arthur Gilligan the captain of England the team along with Maharaja of Patiala and De Mello arranged a meeting on 21st November 1927.
With around forty-five important representatives assuring some important policies.
- Spread the game and control it throughout India.
- Making matches within the teams in India and foreign cricket matches.
- Assuring Prior arrangement is made to make the team’s visit in and outside India.
- Control and arrange all inter territorial matches.
- Solve the argument or differences between Associations affiliated to the Board. And appeals referred to it by any such Associations.
- Adapt and amend the rules and regulations created by MCC.
After the meeting in December, the members agreed to form eight associations to create the board. By the serious efforts of members explaining to ICC about the formation. By the time only six associations are formed after the long extension of work. Efforts by Govan and De Mello that India shouldn’t miss the upcoming opportunity against South Africa and England with the resolution. The completion of work BCCI is established, ICC admitted India full member five later.
Govan the British businesses man became the first president of BCCI De Mello Indian cricketer became the secretary. After the formation of the board, India won the world cup in 1983 board went to bid to host the 1987 World Cup which showed the ability and power of BCCI.
When corruption allegations rose court-appointed fours members for the administration until the official president was elected by-election. Sourav Ganguly former captain of Indian cricket appointed as president of BCCI.
Indian men’s and women’s domestic cricket are scheduled by BCCI the famous domestic tournament like IPL, Ranji trophy, Irani cup, deodhar trophy, Vijay Hazare Trophy, Duleep Trophy, senior women ODI trophy, women challenger trophy were conducted in the name of former cricketers in paying respect to their contribution made to the Indian cricket.
BCCI holds the 26% share of ICC.BCCI earns the money by telecast rights and sponsorship. Also, BCCI host IPL the world’s- most famous league gains more income for BCCI compared to the other tournament where the remaining was seen only by the people of India. Using the income BCCI provide pension schemes, insurance to the player’s Media rights, television rights, OTT platform rights are banged for a huge amount because of the spread of Indian people all other the world and their love and respect for the game of cricket entertaining skillful matches the reason to put BCCI in a dominant position.