The incumbent Secretary of BCCI, Jay Shah, has been appointed as the new President of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC). Shah is the youngest person ever to be appointed to the office. Jay Shah replaces Nazmul Hussain, Chief of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) who was the previous chief of the Asian Cricket Council.

Asian Cricket Council

The Asian Cricket Council is Asia’s regional administrative body and it currently consists of 24 member associations. ACC is responsible for organizing the Asia Cup tournaments. The 2020 edition of the Asia Cup was postponed to June this year because of the COVID-19. Pakistan was to originally host the tournament but the tournament is now expected to be held in either Sri Lanka or Bangladesh.

BCCI Secretary Jay Shah new President of ACC