BCCI Full Form

What is the full form of BCCI? 

The full form of BCCI is The Board of Control for Cricket in India. Replacing Calcutta Cricket Board, BCCI was established in 1928 and moved to Mumbai. This entity is the richest cricket board in the world and is associated with ICC (International Cricket Council). BCCI is responsible for all the cricket tournaments inside and outside India. 


BCCI or Board of Control for Cricket in India is empowered to select apt players, umpires, and other members to participate in both national and international games. The highest designation of BCCI is the position of the president. As of 2019, Sourav Ganguly is the 39th and current president of BCCI. He is the ex-captain of the Indian cricket team. 

The Functional Area of BCCI

BCCI remains responsible for selecting sports persons for different tournaments. This is the richest sports entity in India and conducts many tournaments nationally and internationally. BCCI is an independent body and does not depend on the Government of India for financial issues. The members of BCCI are selected by the members of the State Cricket Association. 

What Are The Duties of BCCI President? 

The BCCI and the board of members handle significant events like IPL, decide the sponsors, the dates of the events, the opponent teams, and more. After a thorough discussion with the team caption, the BCCI president selects the players for the upcoming events as per their performance in the previous matches. 

The Tournaments Controlled by BCCI

  • BCCI Corporate Trophy

  • Indian Premier League 

  • Irani Cup

  • Ranji Trophy

  • Duleep Trophy

  • Vijay Hazare Trophy

  • Deodhar Trophy

  • Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

  • NKP Salve Challenger Trophy 


How to Watch the Exclusive Coverage of the Indian Cricket Team? 

As the full form of BCCI speaks of the complete control over all the Cricket tournaments in India, the entity has launched an application in the Google Play Store named BCCI. With the app, you can be familiar with many matches, tournaments, exclusive footage, behind the scene stories, and more.


Else, the application informs you about the upcoming events, the important dates, LIVE actions, and more. This official BCCI application is completely free and here you get rid of the irrelevant advertisements. To get the latest news on the Indian cricket team download this app as this application supports both the Android and iOS devices. 


How is BCCI the Richest Cricket Team in the World? 

BCCI secures its revenue from the three prime sources of income. The official partners of BCCI are Pepsi, Dream 11, and Ambuja Cement. Else, there are four more sources such as a series sponsor, media broadcasting rights, media rights of Indian Premier League and national team sponsor. BCCI mainly earns its profit from all these business partners.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. Is FIFA Richer than BCCI?

Yes, FIFA is richer than BCCI. However, BCCI is the richest cricket board in the world. As of 2014, BCCI costs  295 Million, but FIFA costs$ 1.52 Million. However, BCCI or The Board of Control for Cricket in India is the richest sports body in the globe.

2. What is the Value of BCCI?

In recent times, The Board of Control for Cricket in India is worth over 30 Billion. Its association with ICC helps this entity to grow richer.

3. How much Profit BCCI makes from IPL?

According to Duff & Phelps in 2019, the brand value of IPL was6.7 Billion. As per the records of BCCI, IPL 2015 session has contributed 160 Million for the well being of the Indian economy.