The top BCCI official KVP Rao asked to resign before the general meeting

The BCCI’s deputy general director, KVP Rao, confirmed in a letter to the state associations that his contract had been terminated by the cricket board before the 89th annual general meeting on Thursday.

Image for presentation (Reuters Photo)

Image for presentation (Reuters Photo)


  • KVP Rao requested resignation before the general meeting of the board of directors
  • In a letter to state associations, Rao confirmed that he had been asked to leave
  • Rao handed over domestic cricket operations and was associated with BCCI for nearly 10 years

As the Board of Control for Cricket in India, top brass player is in Ahmedabad for the 89th Annual General Meeting On Thursday, the board of directors terminated the contract of the deputy general director KVP Rao. It is not yet clear why the BCCI decided to fire the senior official, but Rao has confirmed that he has resigned from his post.

KVP Rao, a former top-tier cricketer from Bihar, was in charge of domestic cricket operations and served on the board for nearly a decade. He had turned down a 2019 promotion and salary increase because his IDs were overlooked by the BCCI.

In a letter to government associations accessed by India Today, KVP Rao said Thursday was the “best day of his life” and he was looking forward to moving away from the BCCI and further developing his professional skills.

“This email is intended to inform you that BCCI has decided to terminate my employment on December 22nd, 2020, the best day of my life, as this termination gives me numerous opportunities to improve my professional skills. It was one of me Glad to know you all during my time at BCCI, “wrote Rao.

“I had a very happy experience with all of you, which made it really very easy for me to carry out the tasks assigned to me. The most satisfying thing was to cope with the over 2000 games in the 2018/19 season. That couldn’t be . ” was possible without the support of all of you. “

“I have always worked in the best interests of BCCI and worked very hard with honesty, but during my ten year stint at BCCI, if I have hurt anyone, knowingly or unknowingly, please accept my sincere apologies.”

Rao’s resignation comes months after BCCI General Manager (Cricket Operations) Saba Karim resigned.