Jagmohan Dalmiya: A brief timeline

Jagmohan Dalmiya joined the BCCI in 1979 and became the treasurer in the year 1983.

By: Express News Service | Kolkata | Updated: September 21, 2015 9:35 am
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Jagmohan Dalmiya was a club-level batsman and played for two teams — Jorabagan and Rajasthan in the Kolkata league.

# Became the BCCI treasurer in 1983 after joining the Indian cricket board in 1979.

# He also served as secretary before being elected the president of the ICC in 1997.

# Dalmiya, along with IS Bindra was instrumental in India successfully co-hosting the 1987 and 1996 World Cups.

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# In 2001, he defeated AC Muttiah to become the BCCI president. He was all-powerful till his tenure ended in 2004.

# At the BCCI elections in September 2004, Dalmiya was able to push for Ranbir Mahendra as a candidate for the president’s post. Mahendra won only by virtue of Dalmiya’s casting vote as incumbent president.

# Thirteen months later, Mahendra loses and Sharad Pawar takes over. In 2006, Dalmiya is expelled from the BCCI for alleged misappropriation of funds.

# In 2007, Dalmiya resigns as CAB chief due to allegations of misappropriation of funds.

# A year last a Calcutta HC order allows him to return to the CAB.

# 2010: BCCI revokes suspension after he withdraws cases against them.

# 2013: Becomes interim BCCI president after incumbent president N Srinivasan is asked to stay away to allow IPL probe.

# 2015: Elected BCCI president after Srinivasan is sidelined by the Supreme Court.

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  1. kj kj
    Sep 21, 2015 at 11:41 am
    rip may yur soul rests in eternal peace
    1. Taohidul Islam
      Sep 21, 2015 at 2:19 pm
      He was a Man for Cricket because Cricket is a gentlemen Game. Now we lost him forever. It's a huge loss of cricket.
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