Sachin to Play 199th Test Match in Kolkata from Today: Cricket Association of Bengal Makes Special Arrangements
Sachin is going to play his last test match in Kolkata from Today. This is the 199 test match for him. Cricket association of Bengal wants to make this match memorable for sachin and making special arrangements. Flowers will be showered on him from two helicopters on the final day of the match.
Kolkata: Sachin is playing his 199 test match in Kolkata from tomorrow. Kolkata which is hosting the test is making arrangements to say goodbye to the legendary cricketer. The arrangements will be remembered by Sachin for a long time, said the officials. Bengal Cricket association will give honorary membership to Sachin and he will be facilitated by West Bengal chief minister Mamta Banerjee on the last day of the test. He was welcomes by the association on his arrival with 199 roses. Sachin is going to bid goodbye to cricket after his 200th test match that will be played at Mumbai between Nov 14 and 18.
Flowers will be thrown on Sachin at Eden Gardens where he is playing his 199 test match. The association is also planning to name a stand after Sachin. Sachin visits the Kali temple every time he comes to Kolkata. A saree of Maa Kali will be presented to sachin’s wife Anjali.
Film Festival is also scheduled during this time in Kolkata. Bollywood stars Amitabh and Shah Rukh Khan will attend the film festival. There are chances that both these super stars will also come to see the match. But there is no official announcement from Cricket Association of Bengal.
Tickets for the first test match between India and West Indies are sold like hot cakes. Total capacity of the stadium is sixty five thousand and only 7,500 were made available for common people. Among these six thousand tickets are already sold.
- Cricket Association of Bengal is set up 200 huge screens in the state to enable all Sachin fans to view the match at shopping malls and other important places
- A special gold coin that has the image of Sachin is made and this will be used for the toss in the match
- 2.3 kgs cake will be presented to Sachin by Balaram Malik and Radharam Malik sweetshop
- On the first day of the match, sixty thousand audience will wear the Sachin masks and cheer him