BCCI President List

BCCI (The Board of Control For Cricket In India) is the organization which runs and develops cricket in India. The reputed organization was formed in 1928. The BCCI president post is one of the most authoritative posts in India. The prominence and the wealth of this cricket board makes everyone want to go for this post. In this article we have curated all BCCI President List from 1928 to present.

Over the years many politicians, businessmen, lawyers and a few cricketers have served the board as the chief and made several great changes for the well being and firmness of Indian cricket. ‘

Grant Govan MBE, a British industrialist based in Delhi was the first Presdient of the BCCI elected in 1928. Govan used to be the Managing Director of a contemporary leading business company called Govan Bros Ltd.

Pusapati Vijay Ananada was the first international cricketer turned BCCI Presdint who served in between 1954 to 1956.

The old servant of BCCI and the former Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) presdient became the BCCI Presdient thrice (most) in his administrative career. He was fastly elected in 2001 and continued till 2004. Then again, he joined the wealthy baord as an interim president in 2013 and at the end he died in the office of BCCI after recapturing the position in 2015.

Other than Sir Jagmohan Dalmiya, businessman S Srinivasan and Shashank Manohar have also served as the BCCI president twice.

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Among famous cricketers, former Indian Captain Sourav Ganguly took charge as the chief of the BCCI in October, 2019 and ended his tenure in the same month of 2022. In Dada’s regime, BCCI increased the wage of the Ranji Cricketers and women cricketers.

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In October 2022, former Indian cricketer Roger Binny succeeded Dada as the 36th Presdient of BCCI.

BCCI appoints their president through a voting system where each of their 30 associations cast a vote at Annual General Meeting.

The acting president can cast their vote too as the chairperson of the meeting. A BCCI president can be the head of the dignified corporation for a maximum of three years. They usually earn an annual salary of INR 5 Cr.

BCCI President Joined Left
Grant Govan 1928 1933
Sir Sikandar Hayat Khan 1933 1935
Sir Hamidullah Khan 1935 1937
Sir KS Digvijaysinhji 1937 1938
P Subbarayan 1938 1946
Anthony De Mello 1946 1951
JC Mukherji 1951 1954
Maharajkumar of Vizianagram 1954 1956
Sardar Surjit Singh 1956 1958
RK Patel 1958 1960
MA Chidambaram 1960 1963
Maharaja Gaekwad 1963 1966
Z R Irani 1966 1969
A N Ghose 1969 1972
PM Rungta 1972 1975
Ramprakash Mehra 1975 1977
M Chinnaswamy 1977 1980
SK Wankhede 1980 1982
NKP Salve 1982 1985
S Sriraman 1985 1988
BN Dutt 1988 1990
Madhavrao Scindia 1990 1993
IS Bindra 1993 1996
Raj Singh Dungarpur 1996 1999
A. Muthiah 1999 2001
Jagmohan Dalmiya 2001 2004
Ranbir Singh Mahendra 2004 2005
Sharad Pawar 2005 2008
Shasahank Manohar 2008 2011
N Srinivasan 2011 2013
Jagmohan Dalmiya 2013 2013  (Interim)
N Srinivasan 2013 2014
Shivlal Yadav 2014 2014 (Interim)
Jagmohan Dalmiya 2015 2015 (Died In Office)
Shashank Manohar 2015 2016
Anurag Thakur 2016 2017
C.K. Khanna 2017 2019
Sourav Ganguly 2019 2022
Roger Binny 2022 Present
Who is the first CEO of BCCI?

Grant Govan is the first CEO of BCCI.

What is the salary of a BCCI President?

A BCCI president reportedly earns INR 5 Cr annually.

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