IND vs ENG: Sourav Ganguly will not be able to attend the third Test between India and England.© AFP
Indian Cricket Council Chairman Sourav Ganguly said on Wednesday he would miss being present for the start of the first international match at the newly renovated Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad. Ganguly, who recently had two angioplasties, will not be there for the third test between India and England, which will also only be the second day-night test to be held in the country. “We will regret being at the stadium today … what an effort it must have been to create this … pink test was our dream and it will be the 2nd in India. I hope to see full stands like last time. Edited by The Honorable Prime Minister @narendramodi Amit Shah @AmitShah, “the BCCI President tweeted.
We will regret being at the stadium today … what an effort it must have been to create this … pink test was our dream and it will be the 2nd in India. Hope to see full pits like last time. Under the leadership of the Honorable Prime Minister @Narendra Modi Amit Shah @AmitShah .. pic.twitter.com/za7vdYHTN0
– Sourav Ganguly (@ SGanguly99) February 24, 2021
Jay Shah, secretary of the BCCI, responded to Ganguly’s tweet.
Thank you Sourav bhai, I will miss your presence.
– Jay Shah (@JayShah) February 24, 2021
“Thank you Sourav bhai. I will miss your presence,” he tweeted.
The Motera stadium is due to be inaugurated on Wednesday by President Ram Nath Kovind, in the presence of Prime Minister Modi and Minister of Sports Kiren Rijiju.
Following its renovation, the Motera is today the largest cricket stadium in the world, with a capacity of 1,10,000 people.
On Tuesday, Rijiju visited the Motera stadium with Jay Shah.
“I can say that the Motera stadium, which is the largest in the world, is not only the largest, but it is one of the best stadiums in the world. The facilities for spectators and players are top notch. order, “said the Minister of Sports. .
India and England enter the third Test with the series tied 1-1.
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