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Shashank Manohar, LLB Biography

President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)
Con to the question "Should Performance-Enhancing Drugs Be Accepted in Sports?"

“We are agreeing with the dope testing code, we are only objecting to the system. The issue is out of competition testing. Our players are ready to be tested but they say they are not in a position to give their whereabouts.”

“BCCI Rejects Anti-Doping Clause, Stands by Its Players,” Press Trust of India, Aug. 2, 2009

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Sep. 29, 2008-present
  • President, Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA), 2001-present
  • Former Vice President, Central Zone, BCCI
  • Former Chairman, Legal Committee, Tour, Programme and Fixtures Committee, Constitution Review Committee, and Women’s Cricket Committee, BCCI
  • Former member, Disciplinary Committee and Marketing Committee, BCCI
  • Vice President, VCA, 1991-1997
  • Member, Executive Committee, VCA, 1983-1991
  • Practicing attorney
  • LLB, Nagpur University (India)
  • BSc, Botany, Chemistry and Zoology, Nagpur University
  • Born in Nagpur, India on September 29, 1957
  • Unanimously voted the first ever president-elect by the BCCI