(Last Updated On: September 6, 2021)

BCCI Secretary Jay Shah stated that the board will work hard to build an international cricket stadium in Uttarakhand.

Jay Shah, secretary of the Indian Cricket Control Council (BCCI), stated that the committee will seek to work closely with the Uttarakhand Cricket Association to build an international cricket stadium in the state and help the region’s All houses can participate. The BCCI Secretary delivered a speech at the Uttarakhand State Cricket Association’s annual awards ceremony, saying: “We are at a stage where sports in India is booming. Whether it’s the cricket team that won Lorde or the athlete who won seven medals at the Tokyo Olympics. It is also a Paralympic athlete who won 19 medals at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. This is a great effort by all of us. On August 13, 2019, the Uttarakhand Cricket Association was recognized by the BCCI. The 19-year wait for Uttarakhand cricket is over. ”

The BCCI Vice President Rajeev Shukla and the Cricket Association of Uttarakhand Secretary Mahim Verma were additionally present at the honors service.

Sharing a discussion the BCCI Secretary had with Verma, Jay said: “I got a call from Mahim Verma and him disclosing to me that he needs to leave the post of BCCI VP as Uttarakhand cricket needs him.

“He is the primary individual I saw who needed to leave the BCCI post to serve the state body. We will hope to make a global level arena here and make Uttarakhand Cricket independent. With help from every one of you, we will invest all conceivable energy to make Uttarakhand the place where there is cricket.”

The BCCI secretary added: “All of you realize cricket is in the blood of each Indian. When there wasn’t TV, individuals would follow the game on radio. However, on account of innovation, individuals would now be able to follow the game all over. Children playing gorge cricket additionally fantasy about playing the IPL now.”

He likewise refered to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a motivation for the BCCI. “PM Narendra Modi has said the income produced from cricket should assist different games with thriving the nation and as you most likely are aware, the Narendra Modi Stadium has the office to sort out 40 Olympic game occasions.

“Propelled by PM sir, we likewise contributed Rs. 10 crore to assist the competitors with setting up the Olympics. This separated, we declared Rs. 1 crore to Gold medallist Neeraj Chopra, Rs 50 lakh to the silver award champs, Rs. 25 lakh to the bronze award champs and Rs. 1.25 crore for the hockey group,” he said.

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