BCCI or board of control for cricket in India is a national governing body which organizes and regulates the game of cricket. BCCI contests cricket in all three formats i.e. tests, one day and T20. BCCI is also committed to control and tackle any kind of unethical practice which can malign cricket. There are several state boards which select one person who becomes the chairman of the board, BCCI gives funds and maintains the stadiums of every state.
BCCI functions with a single motto, which is to improve cricket and to spread cricket in all over India, to provide better infrastructure and stadium and support staff to the players.
Ten Lines on BCCI
1) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is the governing body of Indian cricket.
2) BCCI is the combination of state cricket associations that elect the BCCI chief.
3) The headquarters of BCCI is located in ‘Wankhede Stadium’ located in Mumbai.
4) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was founded in December 1928.
5) In December 1928 BCCI registered under the TamilNadu societies registration act.
6) ‘Grant Govan’ was the first president and ‘Anthony De Mello’ was the first secretary of BCCI.
7) The logo of BCCI is derived from the emblem of the order of the star of India emblem.
8) With the recent changes in cricket in India, BCCI became malign in corrupt activities.
9) Supreme Court on 30th January 2017 setup 4 member committee of administrators.
10) Supreme Court formed the ‘Lodha Committee’ to search for ways for reforming Indian cricket.
1) BCCI organises domestic cricket events, ‘Ranji trophy’ is first one which was named after first Indian international cricketer “Ranjitsinh ji” also known as “Ranji”.
2) The second tournament conducted by BCCI is “Irani trophy”, the “Z.R. Irani cup” is played between Ranji trophy champions and rest of India team.
3) The third tournament conducted by BCCI is known as “Duleep trophy”, it is a first-class tournament which is dedicated to “Shri Duleepsinhji” of Nawanagar.
4) The fourth tournament conducted by BCCI is known as “Vijay Hazare trophy”, it is also known as Ranji one day trophy which was started in 2002-03.
5) The fifth tournament conducted by BCCI is “Deodhar trophy”, named after prof. D.B. Deodhar is a list a tournament in Indian domestic cricket.
6) The sixth tournament conducted by BCCI is “Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy”, it is T20 domestic tournament named by cricketer Syed Mushtaq Ali.
7) The seventh tournament conducted by BCCI is “Cooch Behar trophy”, it is a national tournament especially for U-19 players and is held annually.
8) The eighth tournament conducted by BCCI is “senior women’s one day league”, it is a list A tournament for the women players, started in 2006-07.
9) The ninth tournament conducted by BCCI is “senior women’s T20 league”, it is a women’s T20 national event which was started in 2008-2009.
10) The tenth tournament conducted by BCCI is a famous “Indian Premier League” or IPL, it is a professional T20 league contested in March-April every year.
After 2013 IPL, there were some corruption charges which BCCI was facing and after seeing the deteriorating, notorious and monopolistic tendencies of BCCI, Supreme Court took Suo Motto cognizance and started cleaning the organization. First of all, the Supreme Court sacked all the officials of IPL. Soon Supreme Court set up a committee appointed former chief justice Lodha as the chairman of the committee and then non-partiality in BCCI came inside.