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<b>N Srinivasan (president) </b><br><br>Has moved up the BCCI ranks. Became the treasurer in 2005 and in three years the secretary, but his aim was always president. Things did go awry with Lalit Modi and the Pawar faction deciding to fight it out, but everying fell in place before the AGM and he took over as the president.

All the chief's men...

Dwaipayan Datta | September 24, 2011


N Srinivasan (president)

Has moved up the BCCI ranks. Became the treasurer in 2005 and in three years the secretary, but his aim was always president. Things did go awry with Lalit Modi and the Pawar faction deciding to fight it out, but everying fell in place before the AGM and he took over as the president.

<b>Sanjay Jagdale (secretary): </b><br><br>A noncontroversial figure from Madhya Pradesh. Wasn't exactly in the fray for the post but with serious divisions in the Eastern lobby over Ranjib Biswal and Amitabh Choudhury, Srinivasan preferred to go with Jagdale. Will he be the rubber stamp secretary the president would prefer?

All the chief's men...

Dwaipayan Datta | September 24, 2011


Sanjay Jagdale (secretary):

A noncontroversial figure from Madhya Pradesh. Wasn't exactly in the fray for the post but with serious divisions in the Eastern lobby over Ranjib Biswal and Amitabh Choudhury, Srinivasan preferred to go with Jagdale. Will he be the rubber stamp secretary the president would prefer?

<b>Anurag Thakur (joint secretary) </b><br><br>One of the new boys who are looking to make it big. Coming from Himachal Pradesh, he is a BJP Jana Morcha chief with growing clout within the party. With the relationship between the Board and government not too smooth, BCCI will look to Thakur to play a major role in keeping things under control

All the chief's men...

Dwaipayan Datta | September 24, 2011


Anurag Thakur (joint secretary)

One of the new boys who are looking to make it big. Coming from Himachal Pradesh, he is a BJP Jana Morcha chief with growing clout within the party. With the relationship between the Board and government not too smooth, BCCI will look to Thakur to play a major role in keeping things under control

<b>Ajay Shirke (Treasurer): </b><br><br>The Maharashtra representative is close to Sharad Pawar. The Srinivasan group could use him to maintain a good working relationship with Pawar in the days to come. An efficient, honest administrator, Shirke has the possibility of going up the ladder if he plays his cards right

All the chief's men...

Dwaipayan Datta | September 24, 2011


Ajay Shirke (Treasurer):

The Maharashtra representative is close to Sharad Pawar. The Srinivasan group could use him to maintain a good working relationship with Pawar in the days to come. An efficient, honest administrator, Shirke has the possibility of going up the ladder if he plays his cards right

<b>Vice Presidents Arun Jaitley </b><br><br>BJP parliamentarian representing DDCA and a future presidential candidate. A key figure in the BCCI and if the govt changes in a year's time, players like Jaitley will exercise much greater power. Srinivasan, for obvious reasons, will look to have good relations with Jaitley.

All the chief's men...

Dwaipayan Datta | September 24, 2011


Vice Presidents Arun Jaitley

BJP parliamentarian representing DDCA and a future presidential candidate. A key figure in the BCCI and if the govt changes in a year's time, players like Jaitley will exercise much greater power. Srinivasan, for obvious reasons, will look to have good relations with Jaitley.

<b>Shivlal Yadav </b><br><br>The Hyderabad boss is one of the eternal fence-sitters in the BCCI. Has been a selector, manager on tours, and now a vice-president. But given his reputation, it's unlikely that Yadav will go too far ahead. Ambitious none the less. Srinivasan may find it tough to keep him in his group, if things start going wrong.

All the chief's men...

Dwaipayan Datta | September 24, 2011


Shivlal Yadav

The Hyderabad boss is one of the eternal fence-sitters in the BCCI. Has been a selector, manager on tours, and now a vice-president. But given his reputation, it's unlikely that Yadav will go too far ahead. Ambitious none the less. Srinivasan may find it tough to keep him in his group, if things start going wrong.

<b>Chitrak Mitra </b><br><br>One of the senior members nominated by Jagmohan Dalmiya. There's a cloud of opposition developing in the Cricket Association of Bengal and Dalmiya wants to appease the opposition group by nominating the flamboyant Mitra for the post.

All the chief's men...

Dwaipayan Datta | September 24, 2011


Chitrak Mitra

One of the senior members nominated by Jagmohan Dalmiya. There's a cloud of opposition developing in the Cricket Association of Bengal and Dalmiya wants to appease the opposition group by nominating the flamboyant Mitra for the post.

<b>Niranjan Shah </b><br><br>The Saurashtra man has been one of the great survivors of BCCI politics. Completed four years as BCCI secretary, once for a year under AC Muttiah and then three under Sharad Pawar. Wellliked and media-savy, Shah will undoubedly be called in to play one of the chief mediators between Pawar and Srinivasan

All the chief's men...

Dwaipayan Datta | September 24, 2011


Niranjan Shah

The Saurashtra man has been one of the great survivors of BCCI politics. Completed four years as BCCI secretary, once for a year under AC Muttiah and then three under Sharad Pawar. Wellliked and media-savy, Shah will undoubedly be called in to play one of the chief mediators between Pawar and Srinivasan

<b>Sudhir Dabir </b><br><br>One of the more unknown figures in the new power list. With Shashank Manohar gone, he is the Central Zone's representative. Will look to carry on the 'quietly efficient' legacy of Manohar

All the chief's men...

Dwaipayan Datta | September 24, 2011


Sudhir Dabir

One of the more unknown figures in the new power list. With Shashank Manohar gone, he is the Central Zone's representative. Will look to carry on the 'quietly efficient' legacy of Manohar

<b>IPL Commissioner Rajiv Shukla </b><br><br>As Congress minister, one of the intermediaries between the govt and the Board. The UP representative is known to be a friend of Ajay Maken's and has an excellent rapport with the media. With problems cropping up with the IPL, Shukla is the right man to handle the trouble

All the chief's men...

Dwaipayan Datta | September 24, 2011


IPL Commissioner Rajiv Shukla

As Congress minister, one of the intermediaries between the govt and the Board. The UP representative is known to be a friend of Ajay Maken's and has an excellent rapport with the media. With problems cropping up with the IPL, Shukla is the right man to handle the trouble

<b>Technical committee chairman Sourav Ganguly </b><br><br>Slowly but steadily finding his feet in the BCCI. He is set to replace Gavaskar and, the go-getter that he is, one can expect Ganguly to climb up the ladder. His cricketing acumen unquestionable, Ganguly is perfectly suited to take a call on what changes the BCCI should bring in

All the chief's men...

Dwaipayan Datta | September 24, 2011


Technical committee chairman Sourav Ganguly

Slowly but steadily finding his feet in the BCCI. He is set to replace Gavaskar and, the go-getter that he is, one can expect Ganguly to climb up the ladder. His cricketing acumen unquestionable, Ganguly is perfectly suited to take a call on what changes the BCCI should bring in

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