BCCI: Cricket Control Board in India
BCCI is targeting the Board of Control for Cricket in India. It is the national governing body for cricket in India. It was formed in December 1928 to replace the Kolkata Cricket Board and is headquartered in Mumbai. It is affiliated with the International Cricket Council (ICC) and is the richest cricket board in the world.
It regulates all tournaments inside and outside India. It has the power to select players, umpires and officials to participate in international events. BCCI officials are elected by representatives of state cricket associations. Chairman of the BCCI, the highest rank in the BCCI. Its current chairman (as of July 2017) is Vinod Roy. He is the former Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG). The BCCI logo is derived from the British Indian flag during the colonial period.
BCCI First President: R.E. Grant Gowan
BCCI First Secretary: Anthony De Mello
The BCCI comprises 27 state association members and 3 non-sports members from all 5 cricketing regions of India. These 5 cricket zones:
The Eastern Region
The western region
Tournament organized by BCCI
BCCI hosts the following tournaments in India:
Indian Premier League (IPL)
BCCI Corporate Trophy
Vijay threatened the trophy
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy
NKP Salve Challenger Trophy