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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on 9th August 2019 agreed to come under the ambit of the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA). The BCCI hereafter will adhere to anti-doping policy of NADA. Prior to this the Sweden-based International Dope Testing Management (IDTM) was collecting cricketers’ samples on behalf of BCCI and submitting them to the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL).

Image shows National Anti-doping agency

Image Shows National Anti-Doping Agency

Image shows National Anti-doping agency

NADA Functions and Objectives

  • NADA acts as the national organization being responsible for promoting, monitoring and coordinating doping control program in sports in all its forms in India.

  • With mandate for dope free sports in India, it was established as registered society under Societies Registration Act of 1890 in 2005

  • Implementing anti-doping rules as per World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) code, promoting education and research, regulating dope control programme and creating awareness about doping as well as its ill effects is the primary objective.

  • NADA is also responsible for implement anti-doping code to achieve compliance by all sports organizations in the Country.

  • Ensuring dope testing program coordination through all participating stakeholders.

  • Promoting anti-doping research and education to inculcate the value of dope free sports.

  • To ensure effective implementation and continual improvement of the program by adopting best practice standards and quality systems.

BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India)

  • It is a national governing body for cricket in India founded in 1928 and was affiliated by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on 19th September 1983.

  • Its headquarters are in Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

  • The board was formed as a society, registered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act.

  • BCCI acts as the consortium for state cricket associations and the state associations. These associations select their representatives who in turn elect the BCCI Chief.

- Published/Last Modified on: August 31, 2019


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