Amrit Mathur - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 2
3:15 pm

The Cricket Roundtable

Amrit Mathur, Gideon Haigh, Mike Brearley, Sharda Ugra with Suresh Menon


Amrit Mathur was Secretary, Sports Authority of India and Advisor, Ministry of Sports. He was instrumental in conceptualising and executing TOPS (Target Olympic Podium Scheme), India’s flagship programme for supporting elite athletes. He was also part of the core team of the IPL, Chief Operating Officer, Delhi Daredevils, General Manager, BCCI, and held administrative positions in the state associations of Railways, UP, MP, Delhi and Uttarakhand.

Currently, he is Advisor, Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports. His column, ‘Straight Drive’, appears in the Hindustan Times.