Government Requests BCCI for India vs World XI Match
India vs World XI Match For Independence Day Celebrations: Sources said the government has sent a proposal to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to organize a cricket match between India and the rest of the world on August 22 to mark 75 years of India’s independence. Sources indicated that the Ministry of Culture, which sent the proposal, is in talks with BCCI officials to try to rope in top Indian players as well as popular cricketers from abroad to play matches as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav campaign. Can go
India vs World XI Match For Independence Day Celebrations: BCCI sources said the proposal is still being discussed at this point of time as there are a lot of “operational and logistical elements” involved in procuring services of international players.
“We have received a proposal from the government to organize a cricket match between India XI and World XI on 22nd August. For the rest of the world team, we will need at least 13-14 international players and their availability is something like which is what we need to check,” said a source.
He said that during that time, English domestic cricket would be going on and the Caribbean Premier League would also start. The BCCI is probing whether international players will have to be financially compensated for their participation.
As far as services of international cricketers are concerned, top BCCI officials will be in Birmingham for the ICC Annual Conference (July 22-26) where they will talk to other board officials to release some of their players for matches in India can do. ,
Sources said that getting the top stars of the Indian team will not be a problem.
The one away series against Zimbabwe, consisting of three ODIs, ends on 20 August. Some of the players in this particular series may only arrive on August 22nd and, therefore, will not be available.
However, top players like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Rishabh Pant, who are not going to Zimbabwe, will be available before they leave for the Asia Cup starting August 27 in Sri Lanka.
BCCI sources said that requests will be made to all Indian players and they are likely to join the squad for the match.
He said that there will be no need to explain anything to the Indian cricketers as it is an event organized under the aegis of the Government of India.
He said the cause of concern at this point is to ensure the quality of the World XI team.
As of now, it is not clear whether the match will get international T20 status or friendly.
Although it is not confirmed yet, if the match is held, it is likely to be held at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground in Delhi.
The government’s Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav campaign is an initiative to celebrate and celebrate 75 years of independence, with a focus on highlighting events and people who, despite being part of the freedom struggle, remain largely unknown and remained unheard.
Under the campaign, the government has collaborated not only among its various departments, but also with NGOs, educational institutions, e-commerce platforms and even with the general public to highlight the country’s achievements over the last 75 years. Shake hands. Little known achievers who have overcome great obstacles to be successful.
According to the calendar of events prepared by the Ministry of Culture, the celebrations will include exhibitions on trains along with the Indian Railways, titled “Azadi Ki Rail Garhi Aur Station” and Kargil Vijay Diwas in July, when a motorcycle ride will be celebrated. will be organized. Defense Ministry will reach Tiger Hill
India vs World XI Match For Independence Day Celebrations