Sourav invites PM to witness Test at Eden Gardens

Staff Correspondent

18 October, 2019 12:00 AM printer

The president of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), Sourav Ganguly, who is going to take control of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), has invited Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to witness the upcoming India vs Bangladesh cricket Test match, slated to be held at Kolkata Eden Gardens from November 22 to 26.

If everything goes well as per plan, the Kolkata Test at the Eden Gardens could see the prime ministers of the two countries in attendance.

Invitations have been sent by the CAB to both the prime ministers to grace the historic occasion when Bangladesh play their first Test at the historic ground in the City of Joy, reports Indian news agency IANS.

Now, it is in the air that who would remain present at the inauguration of the match on behalf of India. Is it Prime Minister Narendra Modi, or West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee? It is also expected that both would be seen at the inauguration of the match.

Now, with the CAB president Sourav Ganguly taking over the control of the BCCI — for the next 10 months — there could be more surprises in store for the cricket crazy people of the city.

This apart, the state-of-the-art indoor training facility that is being constructed at the Eden Gardens is also expected to be inaugurated during the second Test between India and Bangladesh.