VCA is all geared up to host the 2nd Test Match between India & Sri Lanka from 24th to 28th Nov’17.
To encourage School students to witness the Match, VCA has arranged free entry to schools students and also will be providing free food and drinking water. About 82 Schools have confirmed their presence along with approx.10,000 students and staff.
The students will be accommodated in the O, P & Q Bays of West stand. Medical staff will be posted in these stands for taking care of any medical emergency
Both the Teams will touch down at Nagpur by a charted flight from Kolkata at 3:00 pm on 21st Nov’17.
The Teams will be staying at Hotel Radisson Blu and are scheduled to practice on 22nd & 23rd from 9:00 am onwards till 5:00 pm on rotational timing basis.
The match Umpires are Joel Wilson & Richard Kettlebourough. Famous Australian cricketer David Boon is the Match Referee.Nigel Llong is the TV Umpire, C.Shamshuddin is the 4th Umpire and Micheal Soulgate is the DRS Technician.
Mr.Tapas Dey, Hon.Secretary of Tripura Cricket Association is the BCCI Match Observer and Taposh Chatterjee is the BCCI Curator.
VCA Members who have not collected their members free complimentary tickets can collect the same on 22nd Nov’17 only between 9:30 am to 5:30 pm at VCA Civil lines.