Former BCCI Acting Secretary Amitabh Choudhary Passes Away

Amitabh Choudhary
Amitabh Choudhary

Former BCCI acting secretary and former president of the Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA), Amitabh Choudhary died of heart attack on Tuesday morning.

Amitabh Choudhary Died of Heart Attack

Chaudhary also played a major role in building one of the finest cricket stadiums in Ranchi and should be considered instrumental in bringing international cricket and IPL to the industrial town.

He had also served as a BCCI joint secretary and was an administrative manager with the Indian team on a few occasions.

“Deeply saddened by news of sudden passing away of former JPSC chairman Shri Amitabh Chaudhary. Former IPS officer Amitabh ji played a significant role in development of cricket in the state. May his soul rest in peace and condolences and strength to his family in this hour of grief,” Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren tweeted.

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He was the Indian team manager in Zimbabwe in 2005-06. In fact, it was during that infamous tour that Chappell had sent the e-mail to BCCI president Sharad Pawar, recommending the exclusion of Sourav Ganguly and a host of other senior players.