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Jagmohan Dalmiya set to come back as BCCI President

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Former International Cricket Council (ICC) President Jagmohan Dalmiya is all set to come back as the Board for Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) president. Dalmiya will be replacing N Srinivasan, in the board’s annual general meeting.

The path for Dalmiya was cleared after another former president Sharad Pawar failed to get a proposer from East zone.  Dalmia has secured the support of the entire East Zone block, which comprises,

  • National Cricket Club in Kolkata
  • Jharkhand State Cricket Association
  • Odisha Cricket Association
  • Assam Cricket Association
  • Tripura Cricket Association.

Knowledge is Wealth

  • Dalmia was conferred with the International Journal of the History of Sports Achievement award in 2005 for his administrative excellence in global sport.
  • The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was formed in December 1928 and it’s Headquarters is in Mumbai
  • Some of the trophies in India associated with Cricket are Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Irani Cup, NKP Salve Challenger Trophy, Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy, Vijay Hazare Trophy, and Deodhar Trophy.