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Amitabh Choudhary was instrumental in making Ranchi the headquarters of Jharkhand cricket, shifting the base from Jamshedpur. A world-class stadium was built there under his watch and one end of the stadium was named after him.

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) former secretary and veteran cricket administrator, Amitabh Chaudhary, passed away after suffering from a cardiac arrest on Tuesday. Chaudhary filled in as the Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) president for over ten years.

In what might come as tragic news for cricket fans, veteran BCCI Secretary Amitabh Choudhary died on Tuesday morning at age of 58 following a heart attack. The information was affirmed by Jharkhand State Cricket Association officials. Amitabh, who was in charge of JSCA, turned into the secretary of BCCI.

Contribution of Amitabh Choudhary to Indian Cricket

The 58-year-old purportedly suffered a heart attack that prompted his demise. BCCI financial officer Anirudh Chaudhry told The Indian Express, talking the insight about Chaudhary’s death, his partner Anirudh Chaudhary said,

“Amitabh’s commitment to the sport of cricket in Jharkhand was massive. He will be remembered fondly by JSCA, and making up for the shortfall left by him in Jharkhand will be troublesome. I give my condolences to his family, companions, and well-wishers.”

He played an essential role in moving the headquarters of Ranchi cricket from Jamshedpur to Jharkhand. As a result, there was an elite world-class stadium built under his total concentration at JSCA, which made the way for various international matches. He was otherwise called MS Dhoni’s Number one sponsor in the circuit.

After the stadium’s completion, JSCA decided to mark one end of the stadium after his name for all his contributions to developing the game in the state.

Previous India cricketer Harbhajan Singh said he was shocked to hear about Choudhary’s death. His tweet read:

“Shocked to be about the sudden demise of former acting secretary of @BCCI and previous president of JSCA, Shri Amitabh Choudhary. As a capable cricket administrator, he has left his engraving on the game. My sympathies to his family and relatives. May his spirit find happiness in the hereafter and rest in peace.”

Suresh Raina tweeted:

An ITT Kharagpur graduate, Chaudhary was instrumental in getting the top class status for Jharkhand after the BCCI disbanded the Bihar Cricket Association during the late Jagmohan Dalmiya’s tenure in the part of the new millennium.

Chaudhary was a former IPS official; however, cricket remained his enthusiasm. So when Jharkhand got the official first-class status, Mahendra Singh Dhoni moved from Bihar and addressed the state till the finish of his profession.

owever, his most challenging task was the 2005 visit through Zimbabwe, where the much distributed drop-out occurred between past skipper Sourav Ganguly and afterwards mentored Greg Chappell.

As a matter of fact, it was during that infamous visit that Chappell had sent the email to BCCI president Sharad Pawar, suggesting the prohibition of Ganguly and a large group of other senior players.

Chaudhary’s acting secretary tenure corresponded with Indian Cricket’s most obscure administrative period when the Committee of administrators was in control.
Chaudhary wasn’t permitted to work by the COA, and it frequently prompted a ton of hatred.

Chaudhary returned as the secretary of the BCCI during the Committee of Administrators rule. He was likewise at the central part of things when the terrible quarrel between previous captain Virat Kohli and the then head coach Anil Kumble came out in the open.

However, Chaudhary was a raconteur and, frequently, sidelines of various BCCI meetings would entertain his crowd with stories that would have everybody in splits.

Hemant Soren, the chief minister of Jharkhand, communicated his feelings to Choudhary’s family on Twitter and expressed:

“Got the miserable insight about the unexpected downfall of former President of JPSC Shri Amitabh Choudhary Ji. Amitabh Ji, a former IPS officer, was likewise instrumental in advancing the sport of cricket in the state. May God gives harmony to the departed soul and strength to the dispossessed family to bear the hour of misery.”