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BCCI: Board of Control of Cricket in India

BCCI is an acronym stands for Board of Control of Cricket in India. Board of Control for Cricket in India, is the national governing body for cricket in India. It is affiliated to International Cricket Council (ICC).

BCCI is a full member of the International Cricket Council, the international governing body of cricket. BCCI is also feathered as richest cricket board of the world.

BCCI Logo

The BCCI logo is derived from the emblem of the Order of the Star of India, the British Raj emblem during the colonial period.

History

BCCI is founded in December, 1928 and headquartered at Mumbai, India. It was formerly known as Calcutta Cricket Board.

BCCI is responsible to conduct all the tournaments which happens in India and outside India in which Indian player are participating.

BCCI first president: R. E. Grant Govan

 BCCI first secretary: Anthony De Mello

Board of Control of Cricket in India

Following is a list of tournaments conducted by BCCI:

  • Indian Premier League (IPL)
  • Ranji Trophy
  • Deodhar Trophy
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy
  • Duleep Trophy
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy
  • Deodhar Trophy
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy
  • NKP Salve Challenger Trophy

There are 5 cricket zones in India, having 27 state associated members governed by BCCI. These 5 cricket zones are listed below:

  • North Zone
  • South Zone
  • East Zone
  • West Zone
  • Central Zone