How Jay Shah Became BCCI Secretary?

Jay Shah with Rohit Sharma after India won the T20 World Cup 2024 ( Shah with Rohit Sharma after India won the T20 World Cup 2024 (

Jay Shah began his career as an executive board member of the Central Board of Cricket, Ahmedabad, in 2009.

His notable rise commenced in September 2013, when he was appointed the joint secretary of the Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA).

During his tenure, Shah played a pivotal role in the construction of the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, alongside his father, Amit Shah, who was the GCA president at the time. This stadium is the largest cricket stadium in the world.

Jay Shah's journey with the BCCI began in 2015 when he became a member of the finance and marketing committees. In September 2019, Shah stepped down from his role as the joint secretary of the GCA, and in the following month, he was elected as the secretary of the BCCI.

At just 31 years old, he became the youngest of the five office bearers. In October 2022, Shah was re-elected as the secretary of the BCCI.

Jay Shah Age

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Born on September 22, 1988, Jay Shah is one of the country’s leading cricket administrators. At a relatively young age, Shah has managed to accumulate experience galore in cricket administration. The Jay Shah age as of now is 35.

Jay Shah Cricket Records

Under Jay Shah's leadership, the Indian team has achieved several remarkable milestones. Since his election as the secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in October 2019, Shah has overseen numerous historic victories and significant developments within Indian cricket.

One of the most notable achievements under his tenure was the record-breaking Indian Premier League (IPL) media rights deal in 2022. The five-year rights for the league were sold for an astounding INR 48,390 crore, making the IPL the second most-valued sporting league globally in terms of per match value, only behind the National Football League (NFL).

During his tenure, the Indian team has managed to reach two World Test Championship finals (2021 & 2023), the T20 World Cup 2022 semi-final, Asia Cup 2023 title, the ODI World Cup 2023 final, and most recently winning the T20 World Cup 2024.

Jay Shah Qualification

Jay Shah's educational background has hugely contributed to his success in cricket administration. He completed his schooling in Gujarat and then pursued a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) degree from Nirma University.

Jay Shah BCCI Salary

As the secretary of the BCCI, Jay Shah earns a substantial salary which reflect the high responsibilities and expectations of his role.

According to various reports, the Jay Shah BCCI salary is a whopping INR 5 crore a year. The Jay Shah net worth is reportedly INR 124 crore.