Jagmohan Dalmiya, BCCI President is passes away


Jagmohan Dalmiya who was the President of Board of Control for Cricket in India is passes away in Kolkata, of West Bengal at age of 75 due to a heart attack. About Jagmohan Dalmiya: Jagmohan Dalmiya was born on 30th May 1940 in Kolkata.

Image of Jagmohan Dalmiya

Image of Jagmohan Dalmiya

BCCI Chairperson recently passed away

  • He was an Indian cricket commissioner and also a businessman.
  • He was served as the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India from 2001 to 2004 and also in Cricket Association of Bengal.
  • He joined the Board of Control for Cricket in 1979.
  • For second time he was elected as President of BCCI in March 2015.
  • He had previously served as the President of the International Cricket Council (ICC) from 1997 to 2000.
  • He started his career as a wicketkeeper and playing for cricket clubs in Kolkata.
  • He had alsomade a double - century.

About his achievements:

  • He received the International Journal of the History of Sports Achievement award for administrative excellence in global sport.
  • He had also got nicknames in the newspapers like the Machiavelli of Indian cricket, master of realpolitik, the master of comebacks.

- Published/Last Modified on: September 22, 2015