Mr Shashank Manohar is a prominent lawyer and cricket administrator. His father, VR Manohar, is also a lawyer who served as former Advocate General of Maharashtra province as well as President of Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA).
Mr Manohar first joined the VCA as an Executive Member in 1983 and twice held the position of President from 1997-1999 and then 2001-2009. During his tenure at the VCA, he was instrumental in establishing Nagpur as a modern international cricket centre by developing a world class stadium and residential cricket academy for nurturing talent. Mr Manohar was elected as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) vice-president in 2005 and was subsequently elevated to the post of the President, a position he has held twice over eight years.
In May 2016, Mr Manohar was elected as ICC’s first independent Chairman. He is married to Varsha and has a son Adwait.