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Anurag Thakur becomes youngest BCCI president gets elected unopposed after Shashank Manohar

Anurag Thakur was unanimously elected as the youngest BCCI President and taking charge as the Most profile position in Indian Cricket Administration

Previous President: ShashankManohar
Current President: Anurag ThakurAnurag Thakur becomes youngest BCCI president

Replacement in respect of President was chosen by Senior BCCI Vice president KC Khanna headed the Special General Meeting

Selection of Current President

  • Anurag served as the Secretary of the Board, resigned and got approval from Six East Zone Units
  • Unanimously selected as the 34th President of the Cricket Board
  • Six east units – Cricket Association of Bengal, Assam CA, Tripura CA, NCC and Jharkhand SCA – had signed his nomination papers
  • East Zone’s turn to nominate the name of the presidential Candidate even though the rules required only one unit to nominate
  • Anurag has privileged to take up the position and Maharashtra Cricket Association Chief Ajay Shirkewill take up the Secretary position

About Thakur

  • Thakur is thefirst-class cricketer to turn BCCI president after Raj Singh Dungarpurin 1998-99
  • He has represented HP in Ranji Trophy game as a right-hand batsman and off break bowler in 2010-11 Season
  • Third person supported by East Zone to be elected to the post during the 2014-1017 period

JagmohanDalmiya, who was the harmony candidate after Srinivasan’s exit, died in office last year and Manohar took over in October, 2015