Chennai/ Bhubaneswar, Sep 29 :
Ranjib Biswal has been named as the new IPL governing council chairman. The 43-year-old former skipper of India Under 19 team ,former MP and Odisha Cricket Association president piped the mighty jagmohan Dalmiya to the post.
He replaces Rajeev Shukla, who resigned as IPL supremo in the wake of the IPL spot-fixing scandal. Biswal played first-class cricket for Orissa between 1987 and 1996 as an all-rounder. He has 2170 runs in his career and has taken 153 wickets