Amitabh Choudhary

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Hit by #MeToo, BCCI CEO asked to not attend ICC-meet

15 Oct 2018

Hit by #MeToo, BCCI CEO asked to not attend ICC-meet

Facing allegations of sexual harassment, BCCI CEO Rahul Johri has been asked to not attend ICC chief executives' meeting.

Committee of Administrators takes full control of the BCCI

25 Aug 2018

Committee of Administrators takes full control of the BCCI

The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) has taken away all the powers from the BCCI office bearers as it plans to directly regulate the board.

CoA asks BCCI members to cut short UK trip

20 Jun 2018

CoA asks BCCI members to cut short UK trip

The Committee of Administrators has asked the BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary and CEO Rahul Johri to cut short their UK trip.

Saha ruled out for Afghan Test, Karthik to replace him

02 Jun 2018

Saha ruled out for Afghan Test, Karthik to replace him

India's wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha was today ruled out of the historic one-off Test against Afghanistan after failing to recover from the thumb injury he suffered in this year's IPL.

BCCI's announcement comes as a big boost for Afghan cricket

01 Jun 2018

BCCI's announcement comes as a big boost for Afghan cricket

The BCCI has announced that every nation, which touring India, will need to play a practice game against Afghanistan.

Pataudi lecture controversy: All you need to know

20 May 2018

Pataudi lecture controversy: All you need to know

Controversy has been ruling the world of BCCI and CoA after former English cricketer Kevin Pietersen was selected to deliver the MAK Pataudi lecture.

BCCI's Choudhary refuses to sign new GM's appointment letter

23 Mar 2018

BCCI's Choudhary refuses to sign new GM's appointment letter

The ongoing rift between the BCCI and the Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) continues to rule the roost.

Rajkot or Hyderabad likely venues for India's first Day/Night Test

18 Mar 2018

Rajkot or Hyderabad likely venues for India's first Day/Night Test

Team India is all set to play its first ever Day/Night Test, with Rajkot or Hyderabad likely to get the nod to host the game.

BCCI gives a fitting reply to CoA

17 Mar 2018

BCCI gives a fitting reply to CoA

BCCI secretary Amitabh Choudhary has written a letter to the Committee of Administrators, replying to the 12-pointer list sent earlier by the latter.

Why was Mayank Agarwal ignored by BCCI selectors?

04 Mar 2018

Why was Mayank Agarwal ignored by BCCI selectors?

Karnataka opener Mayank Agarwal has been the talk of Indian cricket over the last few months ever since he struck a triple-hundred at the start of the Ranji season.

Aditya Verma hits out at ICC chief Shashank Manohar

03 Mar 2018

Aditya Verma hits out at ICC chief Shashank Manohar

Aditya Verma, petitioner in the Indian Premier League spot-fixing scam, has made a new series of allegations against ICC chief Shashank Manohar.

BCCI and CoA in a tussle over proposed Day/Night Test

23 Feb 2018

BCCI and CoA in a tussle over proposed Day/Night Test

The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) head, Vinod Rai has come down hard on the BCCI's acting secretary, Amitabh Choudhary over proposing India vs West Indies day and night Test match in October.

ICC appoints Indra Nooyi as its first independent female director

09 Feb 2018

ICC appoints Indra Nooyi as its first independent female director

In one of the biggest developments in the world of cricket, the ICC has announced that Indra Nooyi, the current chairman of PepsiCo, has been appointed as the first independent female director of the board.

Ratnakar Shetty to stay BCCI General Manager

24 Dec 2017

Ratnakar Shetty to stay BCCI General Manager

The BCCI has extended the services of cricket administrator Ratnakar Shetty, as the Board's general manager for game development until the 31st of March.

BCCI's new FTP proposal explained

12 Dec 2017

BCCI's new FTP proposal explained

The BCCI's new Future Tours Programme (FTP), if approved by ICC, will see India playing 81 home matches between 2019 and 2013 as opposed to 51 in the current 2015-19 cycle.

BCCI submits the draft constitution to Supreme Court

31 Oct 2017

BCCI submits the draft constitution to Supreme Court

The Board of Control for Cricket in India submitted the draft of its new constitution to the Supreme Court. The draft is in accordance with the reforms suggested by the Lodha Panel.

Shikhar Dhawan set to miss final ODI, one-off T20I

03 Sep 2017

Shikhar Dhawan set to miss final ODI, one-off T20I

Shikhar Dhawan will miss the final ODI and the one-off T20I between India and Sri Lanka to be at the side of his ailing mother.

Supreme Court issues show cause notice to BCCI office bearers

23 Aug 2017

Supreme Court issues show cause notice to BCCI office bearers

BCCI office bearers, secretary Amitabh Choudhary, treasurer Anirudh Chaudhary and acting president CK Khanna, were given show cause notices by the Supreme Court while Amitabh was also issued a contempt notice.

No Duleep Trophy in 2017-18 season

19 Aug 2017

No Duleep Trophy in 2017-18 season

The premier domestic tournament, Duleep Trophy has not been included in the final draft of the BCCI's domestic cricket season.

CoA asks to remove top BCCI officials

16 Aug 2017

CoA asks to remove top BCCI officials

The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) has demanded the ouster of the top BCCI officials for their non-compliance of directives.

Sourav Ganguly in BCCI's committee on Lodha reforms

27 Jun 2017

Sourav Ganguly in BCCI's committee on Lodha reforms

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly will be a part of the BCCI's special seven-member committee to oversee the implementation of Lodha Panel reforms.

CoA asks BCCI to implement all the Lodha panel reforms

26 Jun 2017

CoA asks BCCI to implement all the Lodha panel reforms

The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) has told the state associations and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to implement all the reforms suggested by the Lodha Committee.

No bilateral series with Pakistan: Centre tells BCCI

29 May 2017

No bilateral series with Pakistan: Centre tells BCCI

Ahead of the meeting between PCB and BCCI, sports minister Vijay Goel said that the bi-lateral series with Pakistan is not possible given the current scenario.

No salary yet for the Indian cricket team

28 Apr 2017

No salary yet for the Indian cricket team

Reportedly, captain Virat Kohli and his team-mates are yet to receive the match fees from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the first half of 2016-17 season.

Top BCCI officials meet Srinivasan; come under COA scanner

27 Feb 2017

Top BCCI officials meet Srinivasan; come under COA scanner

Board of Control for Cricket in India's treasurer Aniruddh Chaudhary and joint secretary Amitabh Choudhary came under scanner of BCCI's Committee of Administrators after they were present at an unauthorized meeting conducted by former BCCI president N Srinivasan.

BCCI: Officials appointed by Anurag Thakur sacked

06 Feb 2017

BCCI: Officials appointed by Anurag Thakur sacked

In a new turn of events at the BCCI, the Supreme Court appointed panel has decided to sack board officials appointed by former president and secretary.

SC appoints new administrative team for BCCI

30 Jan 2017

SC appoints new administrative team for BCCI

The Supreme Court today nominated a four-member panel to look after the administration of the BCCI.

Supreme Court sacks Anurag Thakur, Ajay Shirke

02 Jan 2017

Supreme Court sacks Anurag Thakur, Ajay Shirke

The Supreme Court has removed the two most powerful men in BCCI, President Anurag Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke for not complying with the orders of the apex court to implement the Lodha Panel reforms.

SC orders freezing BCCI fund transfers

21 Oct 2016

SC orders freezing BCCI fund transfers

The Supreme Court has barred the BCCI from transferring any funds to state associations, including funds allocated toward organizing and executing matches.

BCCI rejects key recommendations of Lodha Panel

03 Oct 2016

BCCI rejects key recommendations of Lodha Panel

At the Special General Meeting (SGM) held in Mumbai, the BCCI decided not to accept key recommendations of the Lodha Panel.