On August 29 and 30, 1997, the first BCCI Seminar, Workshop and Course for Scorers was held at Nagpur under the auspices of ACSSI and presided by Sudhir Vaidya, Dinar Gupte, Mohandas Menon and Theo Braganza. The three day course was attended by 80 scorers from all over the country and represented their associations. They appeared for a one hour practical test followed by a two hour written exam. The BCCI, keeping in view the seniority and experience, ten scorers were exempted from appearing for the examination. P Jayapal of KSCA, Bangalore stood first and Baroda Cricket Association jointly with Maharashtra Cricket Association got cent percent results.
The second BCCI All-India Course and Examination for Statisticians and Scorers was held at the Gujjar Hall, Ahmedabad from March 9 to 12, 2004. The ACSSI conducted it for the BCCI. 107 participants representing 27 cricket associations of India attended – the only association not represented was Sikkim. Off the 107, 36 were declared successful and Mr. Nilesh Deshpande from Vidarbha Cricket Association, Nagpur stood first. Karnataka State Cricket Association was the only association with cent percent results. To add to the 107 participants were 10 lecturers and organisers making it the largest contingents of 117 Statisticians and Scorers ever met together. BCCI provided excellent facilities on all four days including complete stationery items and Gujarat Cricket Association arranged for pick-up and stay at the graded hotel. It was the first time that the scorers received such facilities.
Third BCCI Course and Examination for Statisticians and Scorers was conducted by ACSSI from June 27 to July 1, 2005 at the BC Roy Club House, Eden Gardens, Kolkata and from July 3 to 7, 2005 at the Kamala Club, Kanpur. This arrangement was specially for the aspirants from the North and Central Zones, but included Gujarat Cricket Association, Saurashtra Cricket Association, Goa Cricket Association and Kerala Cricket Association. 35 scorers participated at Kolkata 35while 42 appeared at Kanpur. 29 participants from them were declared successful and M Ramesh Kumar of Visakhapatnam stood first. The BCCI Panel Scorers after three BCCI-ACSSI Courses aggregated to 103.
BCCI Refreshers’ Course for Statisticians and Scorers conducted by the ACSSI for the 47 who passed the 1997 Examination at Nagpur was held at Ahmedabad from September 16 to 19, 2004. 38 participants from these attended.