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Nationality  Indian
Role  Cricketer
Occupation  Cricketer, Politician
Spouse  Anita Mohanty
Title  Chairman, NCA
Name  Ranjib Biswal

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Born  21 September 1970 (age 45) (1970-09-21) Jagatsinghpur, Odisha
Similar People  Anuradha Biswal, Rajeev Shukla, Debashish Mohanty, Chiranjib Biswal, Jagmohan Dalmiya

Political party  Indian National Congress

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Ranjib Biswal (born 21 September 1970 in Tirtol, Jagatsinghpur, Odisha) is a former Indian cricketer and the former Chairman of Indian Premier League. He played domestic cricket for the Odisha and represented India in Under-19 cricket, Captaining the side against Pakistan in four test matches played in India.


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After retiring from domestic cricket in 1997, Biswal has become an administrator and was made a member of the selection committee (representing East Zone) in 2005 under Kiran More. In 2006, when the committee was re-formed under Dilip Vengsarkar, Ranjib Biswal was retained for an additional term in 2006.

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In 2006,Shri Biswal was entrusted with the additional responsibility of Manager with D Dongoankar for the IND tour of WI - 2006. He was the Chairman of National Cricket Academy (NCA) and President of Odisha Cricket Association (OCA). He was the Team Manager of the 2011 World Cup and the 2013 Champions Trophy winning, Indian Cricket Team. Later in September 2013, Biswal was also selected as the Chairman of IPL till April 2015. In January 2017, he stepped down from the post of OCA President.

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In 2014, Ranjib Biswal won Congress Rajya Sabha MP seat from Odisha. His elder brother Chiranjib Biswal is also Congress MLA from Jagatsinghpur constituency.

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Ranjib Biswal is the son of the Odisha politician - the late Basant Kumar Biswal, Ex-Deputy CM, Odisha.

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Ranjib Biswal is married to Anita Mohanty,a NRI from London, United Kingdom

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Current Positions

  • Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, Odisha
  • Member of Standing Committee on Coal and Steel.
  • Member of Consultative Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas]].
  • Member of Telecom Authority Committee, Bhubaneswar Circle.
  • Political Positions Held

  • Member of parliament for 11th and 12th Lok Sabha
  • Member of standing committee for Science & Technology, Environment & Forest
  • Member of consultative committee for Coal
  • Member of Speaker’s delegation to Russia
  • Member to represent India at international Parliamentarian Union in Brussels as a member of Parliament
  • Member of TAC & ZRUC
  • Visited USA under USAI programme as a parliament member from India
  • Treasurer of Indian Youth Congress
  • General Secretary of Indian Youth Congress
  • President of Orissa Pradesh Youth Congress
  • AICC Member
  • Sports Position Held

  • President , Orissa Cricket Association
  • Chairman, Indian Premier League
  • Member, Indian Premier League Governing Council
  • Manager, India Cricket Team , CWC 2011and CT 2013
  • Member, Finance, Marketing and Corporate Cricket, BCCI
  • Member, Technical Committee, BCCI
  • Senior Selector, India Cricket Team, BCCI
  • National Selector for Juniors of BCCI
  • Captain, Under -19 Indian Cricket Team, for Tour to Pakistan, Asia Cup, Australia and New-Zealand.
  • Captain, Orissa Ranji Trophy
  • Played Duleep and Deodhar Trophy for East Zone
  • Played WILLS trophy for Board President XI & WILLS XI
  • Other Position Held

  • Managing Editor of a leading Oriya Daily Newspaper named “The Samaya” and “Samaya Saptahik” in Orissa
  • Worked as an Executive with SAIL
  • Education Qualification

  • Post Graduation from St.Stephens College, Delhi.
  • References

    Ranjib Biswal Wikipedia

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