Sharad Pawar      

Full name Sharadchandra Govindrao Pawar

Born December 12, 1940, Baramati, Pune district, Maharashtra

Current age 74 years 17 days

Relation Father-in-law - SG Shinde

Sharadchandra Govindrao Pawar
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Sharad Pawar is one of India's powerful regional politicians, perennially on the cusp of becoming prime minister. The closest he got - and perhaps ever will - was following Rajiv Gandhi's assassination, when Narasimha Rao got the job. When he first became a state minister, way back in 1966, Pawar's only connection to cricket was a tenuous one - his father-in-law, Sadu Shinde, was a Test legspinner, who toured England in 1946. But over the years Pawar's involvement with the game and its administration deepened. In 2001 he defeated Ajit Wadekar, the former India Test captain, in a fractious election to take over the reins of the Mumbai Cricket Association. Right away he was to demonstrate what he was capable of. He buried the hatchet with his just-defeated rival, solved outstanding problems on a war footing, and drew up ambitious plans for the expansion of Mumbai cricket far beyond the confines of the city.

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Jun 28, 2012

ICC president Alan Isaac with his predecessor Sharad Pawar, Kuala Lumpur, June 28, 2012

ICC president Alan Isaac with his predecessor Sharad Pawar

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Jun 26, 2012

The ICC president Sharad Pawar chairs the Executive Board meeting at the annual conference, Kuala Lumpur, June 26, 2012

The ICC president Sharad Pawar chairs the Executive Board meeting

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May 30, 2012

ICC cricket committee during its annual meeting, London, May 30, 2012

ICC cricket committee during its annual meeting

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ICC president 2010-12

Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Test: Australia v India at Melbourne - Dec 26-30
Australia 530 & 261/7 India 465
Group C: Assam v H. Pradesh at Guwahati - Dec 28-31
H. Pradesh 549/4d Assam 18/0
Group A: Bengal v Mumbai at Kolkata - Dec 28-31
Mumbai 414 Bengal 130/6
Group B: Delhi v Gujarat at Delhi - Dec 28-31
Delhi 425/6d Gujarat 34/1
Group B: Haryana v Odisha at Rohtak - Dec 28-31
Haryana 127 Odisha 232/9
Group C: Hyderabad v Services at Hyderabad (Deccan) - Dec 28-31
Services 306 Hyderabad 210/3
Group C: Jharkhand v Kerala at Dhanbad - Dec 28-31
Jharkhand 337 Kerala 179/5
Group A: M. Pradesh v Baroda at Gwalior - Dec 28-31
Baroda 358 M. Pradesh 103/3
Group B: Rajasthan v Vidarbha at Jaipur - Dec 28-31
Vidarbha 296 Rajasthan 188
Group B: Saurashtra v Punjab at Rajkot - Dec 28-31
Punjab 659/7d Saurashtra 27/0
Group A: Tamil Nadu v Railways at Chennai - Dec 28-31
Tamil Nadu 144/4
Group C: Tripura v Goa at Agartala - Dec 28-31
Goa 251 Tripura 139/5
Group A: U. Pradesh v J + K at Kanpur - Dec 28-31
U. Pradesh 267/5
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