Top BCCI officials Jay Shah and Sourav Ganguly played a friendly match at the newly built Motera stadium in Ahmedabad. The stadium with a sitting capacity of over one lakh was witness to a historical moment on Wednesday. At the end of the match, Jay Shah XI beat Sourav Ganguly XI despite the former Indian skipper scoring a fifty in the chase. It was a 12-overs per side game as per India Today.
Shah XI batted first in the game and went on to post 128/3 on the board in 12 overs with the help of Azharuddin’s 37-run knock and Jaydev Shah’s 38. However, captain Shah was dismissed on 2 off 6 balls and couldn’t make an impact in the match.
Sourav Ganguly XI Lost by 28 Runs
In response, Sourav Ganguly XI scored 100/4 in 12 overs. Ganguly scored 53 off 32 balls but couldn’t take his team over the line in the friendly game. Jay Shah and Jayde Shah picked up two wickets in the game.
Meanwhile, the BCCI AGM meeting is scheduled to take place on December 24. The 10-team IPL, BCCI’s domestic cricket calendar and the ICC World T20 which is scheduled to be hosted by India next year will be the major points of discussion in the meeting.
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Meanwhile, below written are the top agendas of the BCCI AGM meeting to be held on December 24 in Ahmedabad.
– New team additions to the IPL
– It will be debated whether it should be one team or two teams
– Whether the addition should be in 2021 or 2022
– Whether India has quality domestic cricketers to form an auction pool for two new teams
– Office bearers will lay out the plans for the resumption of domestic cricket from January
– England tour of India will be discussed
– BCCI believes if the England India series goes off without any hiccups no reason to move the IPL out of India again
– India’s worst performance in Tests and Ganguly’s conflict of interest will be discussed
– Members rather than diving straight into allegations of conflict of interest, will cite examples of past presidents who didn’t have multiple roles to make their point and take it from there.