What is Board of Control For Cricket in India? | BCCI Full Form

BCCI Full Form | Board of Control for Cricket in India

BCCI stands for Board of Control for Cricket India. It is the cricket governing body in India which is responsible to look after Indian cricket both internationally and at the domestic level. Being the richest Cricket board in the world, BCCI also holds a great reputation across all cricket bodies around the world.


BCCI Meaning – What does BCCI do?
BCCI full form
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and Secretary Jay Shah

The cricket governing body in India, BCCI manages the entire working of Indian cricket. The board is responsible for selecting Team India squads (both Men and Women) for their international fixtures. A selection committee is put in place, elected by the BCCI, to select squads and also pick the coaching staff for all the Indian teams.

BCCI works in close association with various cricket boards to organize international fixtures for India – both home and away. BCCI also heads the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru, which is a high-performance cricket center for players selected for India. The board is also responsible for procuring sponsorships, deals in order to run their finances. The body is not dependent

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BCCI estimated Net worth 2021

As per a report in IANS, BCCI net worth is estimated to be 14,489.80 crores at the end of the financial year 2018-19. BCCI earned nearly 4017 crores during the financial year 2018-19 and half of which – 2,407 crores was earned during the two-month period during the IPL. BCCI procures a major part of revenue via the Team India sponsorships and media rights for international fixtures and the IPL. From 2018 to 2022, global media rights for the IPL were awarded to Star India for a whopping ₹16,347.5 crores (US$2.3 billion).


BCCI Sponsors
Bjyu's - Team India Sponsor
Bjyu's – Team India Sponsor

Team Sponsor – BYJU's

Official Broadcaster – Star Sports

Title Sponsor – Paytm

Official Partners – Dream11, Ambuja Cements, Hyundai

Kit Sponsors – MPL Sports


BCCI Officials
BCCI Apex Body at the 2020 IPL Final
BCCI Apex Body at the 2020 IPL Final


Designation Names
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly
Secretary Jay Shah
Vice-President Rajiv Shukla
Treasurer Arun Dhumal
Joint Secretary Jayesh George
List of Tournaments hosted by BCCI
Ranji Trophy Schedule 2021
Saurashtra won the Ranji Trophy in 2019-20 (Image Source: Twitter)

The BCCI hosts a variety of domestic tournaments during the full course of the year with a pre-designed structure in place. Teams representing their state associations go head to head in order to win the coveted trophy. The tournaments are held at various levels including U23 cricket, Senior Men's, and Women's competition. Ranji Trophy is India's premier first-class tournament which was first played in 1934-35. Here's a complete list of domestic tournaments hosted by BCCI.

Ranji Trophy Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Duleep Trophy
Vijay Hazare Trophy Irani Cup Col C.K Nayudu Trophy
Vinoo Mankad Trophy Vijay Merchant Trophy Cooch Behar Trophy