Cricket

Manohar elected new BCCI chief

2015-10-04 11:25
BCCI (File)

Mumbai - Shashank Manohar was unanimously elected president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday, succeeding veteran administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya who died last month.

The Nagpur-based lawyer, 58, was anointed to arguably the most powerful job in world cricket at a special general body meeting of the BCCI at its headquarters in Mumbai.

"Mr Shashank Manohar elected," the BCCI said on its official twitter account @BCCI.

Manohar was the lone candidate in the election.

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