Ahemdabad: The Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) is all set to organise the second cricket Test match between India and England at Motera Stadium in Ahemdabad from December 11, according to GCA president Narhari Amin.[an error occurred while processing this directive]
The teams would arrive here from New Delhi on December 8, Amin told reporters in Ahemdabad on Thursday. The five selectors of the BCCI Chandu Borde (chairman), Madan Lal, Ashok Malhotra, Shivlal Yadav and Sanjay Jagdale would be present during the match, he said.
The umpires for the match would be A V Jayprakash (India), Ian Robinson (Zimbabwe). The third umpire would be Jasbir Singh (India) and the ICC match referee would be D Lindsay (South Africa). P R Narayanswami has been appointed BCCI observer for the match.
Referring to security being maintained at the stadium, Amin said, besides local police, 100 personnel from a private security agency in Mumbai would be deployed.
Meanwhile, report from Baroda said, The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) would extend a financial assistance of Rs 2 crore to the GCA for strengthening the infrastructural facilities at the stadium, according to BCCI source.