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BCCI income has doubled: Shah

The board secretary said the revenue came from media rights to the tune of Rs 341 crore.

india Updated: Aug 17, 2006 13:45 IST

BCCI's income has more than doubled to Rs 430 crore from Rs 210 crore, Board Secretary Niranjan Shah and Treasurer N Srinivasan revealed on Wednesday.

Addressing a press conference after conclusion of the two-day special general body meeting here, the BCCI functionaries said this came to light after the board approved the accounts for 2005-06.

They said most of the revenue came from media rights to the tune of Rs 341 crore.

The board derived most of its income for 2005-06 from the England tour. Mr Shah and Mr Srinivasan said the surplus from tours earning had gone up from Rs 40 crore to Rs 60 crore.