IND vs ENG: Sourav Ganguly will not be able to participate in the third test between India and England.© AFP
Indian cricket council president Sourav Ganguly said on Wednesday that he will miss being present at the start of the first international match at the recently renovated Motera stadium in Ahmedabad. Ganguly, who recently underwent two angioplasties, will not be there for the third test between India and England, which will also be only the second day-night test to be held in the country. “Will miss to be in the stadium today … what an effort it must have been to make this … pink test was our dream and it will be the 2nd in india. I hope we will have full stands like last time. Led by Fair Prime Minister @narendramodi Amit Shah @AmitShah, ”the BCCI president tweeted.
Will it miss to be in the stadium today .. what an effort it must have been to make this .. pink test was our dream and it will be the 2nd in india. Hope to see full bleachers like last time. Led by Honble Premier @narendramodi 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 will be inaugurated on Wednesday by President Ram Nath Kovind, in the presence of Prime Minister Modi and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju.
On Tuesday, Rijiju had visited the Motera stadium together with Jay Shah.
“I can say that the Motera Stadium, the largest in the world, is not only the largest, but also one of the best stadiums in the world. The facilities for spectators and players are top class,” said the Minister of Sport. .
India and England come into the third Test with a tie of 1-1.
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