I want to thank Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah for awarding two international matches to Jaipur, says RCA secretary


Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) President Vaibhav Gehlot and Secretary Mahendra Sharma thanked the Cricket Control Council in India (BCCI) on Tuesday for awarding two international matches to Jaipur. Jaipur will host two international matches in the coming season. The first will be a T20I match against New Zealand on November 17th while the second will be an ODI match against the West Indies on February 9th of next year.

“Jaipur will host two matches, the first is a T20I against New Zealand on November 17th of this year and the next is an ODI against the West Indies which is scheduled to take place on February 9. We last hosted a match in 2013 , we now have two matches., I want to thank Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah. Whatever BCCI demands of us, we will try to do. We will follow the BCCI guidelines regarding crowd clearance, “said Sharma to ANI RCA President Gehlot thanked the Indian Board of Directors for giving the public body the opportunity to host international matches after a seven-year hiatus.

“The preparation will be good, I want to thank Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah for giving us this opportunity, I am grateful that they trusted our abilities and I am sure we will put on good quality matches,” said Gehlot to reporters. Jaipur last hosted an international match in October 2013 between India and Australia. In that game, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli scored centuries as the Men in Blue chased 360 runs in 44 overs with nine wickets in hand.

BCCI had spent the 2021-22 international season at home during the Apex Council meeting on Monday. India will face New Zealand, the West Indies, Sri Lanka and South Africa. As the home season kicks off with T20I against New Zealand on November 17 in Jaipur, it ends with T20I against South Africa in the nation’s capital on June 19. The India-New Zealand series will kick off with the opening T20I in Jaipur. on November 17, followed by games in Ranchi and Calcutta on November 19 and 21.

The two test matches will be played in Kanpur (November 25-29) and Mumbai (December 3-7). The India-West Indies series kicks off with the ODIs and the opener will be played in Ahmedabad on February 6. The second and third matches will be played on February 9 and 12 in Jaipur and Kolkata. (ANI)

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