Former BCCI Secratary Jaywant Lele Passed Away

Former BCCI Secretary Jaywant Lele passed away on 19 September 2013 in Vadodara after he sufferred a heart attack. He was 75.

Created On: Sep 20, 2013 12:01 ISTModified On: Sep 21, 2013 16:47 IST

Former BCCI Secretary Jaywant Lele passed away on 19 September 2013 in Vadodara after he sufferred a heart attack. He was 75.

Jaywant Lele had become the BCCI secretary in 1996 and stayed in this post till 2001.

He was also in charge when the match-fixing scandal broke out in 2000. In that period, the board first set up the Justice Chandrachud Commission to probe the match-fixing charges and then asked the CBI to step in after the former South African captain Hansie Cronje admitted to fixing. The investigation led to life bans on the former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin and batsman Ajay Sharma. Jaywant Lele lost his post as secretary to Niranjan Shah during the 2001 board elections.

About Jaywant Lele

Jaywant Lele was born on 13 September 2013.

He held the post BCCI Secratary from 1996 to 2001.

He had a diploma in mechanical and electrical engineering and had worked at Sarabhai Chemicals. He became the honorary secretary of the Baroda Cricket Association (BCA) in 1969.

In 2003, he was expelled from the BCA, along with two other administrators, for alleged financial irregularities and administrative lapses. Jaywant  Lele was also a qualified umpire.
 
In November 2011, he penned a memoir titled I Was There - Memoirs of a Cricket Administrator.

About the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is the national governing body for all forms of cricket in India. The board was formed in December 1928 as BCCI replaced Calcutta Cricket Club. BCCI headquarter is at Mumbai and the present president of BCCI is M.N. Srinivasan.

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