Former Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary and Jharkhand State Cricket Affiliation (JSCA) president Amitabh Choudhary died on the age of 58 on account of a coronary heart assault on Tuesday (August 16). JSCA confirmed the event early on Tuesday about Choudhary, who served because the appearing cricket board secretary throughout the tenure of Committee of Directors underneath the chairmanship of Vinod Rai.
Choudhary’s BCCI colleague and former board treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry, condoled the loss of life of veteran administrator. “Amitabh’s contribution to the game of cricket in Jharkhand was immense. He will be missed by JSCA and it will be difficult to fill the void left by him in Jharkhand. I offer my condolences to his family, friends and well wishers,” he instructed The Indian Specific newspaper.
Choudhary was instrumental in making Ranchi the headquarters of Jharkhand cricket, shifting the bottom from Jamshedpur. A world-class stadium was constructed there underneath his watch and befittingly one finish of the stadium was named after him.
#JPSC ok prv adhykss shrii amitaabh caudhrii jii ok aaksmik nidhn kii dHkhd khbr milii /
prv IPS adhikaarii amitaabh jii n raajy m kriktt ok khl ko bddhaan m bhii mhtvprnn bhmikaa nibhaaii thii /
prmaatmaa divgt aatmaa ko shaati prdaan kr shok stpt privaar ko dHkh kii ghddii shn krn kii shkti d /
— Hemant Soren (@HemantSorenJMM) August 16, 2022
A former IPS, Choudhary dabbled into politics additionally. However cricket was his first ardour. He was the Indian group supervisor in Zimbabwe in 2005-06, a tour that witnessed the notorious Sourav Ganguly-Greg Chappell fallout. Later, working underneath the CoA within the BCCI, he confronted more durable administrative challenges and needed to take care of the Virat Kohli-Anil Kumble saga that noticed the latter’s acrimonious exit as India coach.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren additionally condoled the loss of life of Amitabh Choudhary. Soren wrote on Twitter that Choudhary performed a serious position in selling cricket within the state of Jharkhand.