Sources said that the Ministry of Culture, which has sent the proposal, is in discussions with BCCI officials to try to get famous cricketers from abroad as well as popular cricketers from abroad to play matches as part of the Independence Ka Amrut Mahotsav campaign.
BCCI sources said the proposal is still being discussed as several “operational and logistical factors” are involved in securing the services of international players.
“We have received a proposal from the government to host a cricket match between India XI and World XI on August 22. For the rest of the world team, we need at least 13-14 international players and we need to check their availability, ”said a source.
He said that during that time English domestic cricket would start and the Caribbean Premier League would also start. The BCCI is investigating whether international players will have to pay financial compensation for their participation.
As far as the service of international cricketers is concerned, top BCCI officials will be in Birmingham for the ICC Annual Conference (July 22-26) where they can talk to other board officials about releasing some of their players to play in India. . Sources said that there will be no problem in including top players in the Indian team.
The ODI series against Zimbabwe ends on August 20. Some of the players in this particular series may only arrive on August 22 and therefore will not be available. However, top players like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Rishabh Pant, who will not be going to Zimbabwe, will be available before they leave for the Asia Cup, which starts in Sri Lanka on August 27.
BCCI sources said all Indian players would be requested to join the squad for the match. He said that Indian cricketers do not need to explain anything as it is an initiative of the Government of India. Ensuring the quality of the World XI team is a concern at this stage, he said.
It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post. Though it has not been confirmed yet, the match is likely to be played at the Ferozeshah Kotla ground in Delhi.
The government’s Independence Ka Amrut Mahotsav campaign is an initiative to celebrate and celebrate 75 years of independence, in which events and people, despite being part of the freedom struggle, remain largely unknown.
Under the campaign, the government has collaborated not only in its various departments, but also with NGOs, educational institutions, e-commerce platforms and even the general public to shed light on the country’s performance over the past 75 years. Hands are joined together. Little known success overcoming big obstacles to success.
According to the calendar of events prepared by the Ministry of Culture, the festivities will include exhibitions on trains including Indian Railways, titled “Azadi Ki Rail Gadhi Aur Station” and Kargil Victory Day in July, when the motorcycle ride will be celebrated. Will be held. The Ministry of Defense will reach Tiger Hill
Pingali Venkaiah’s birthday will also be celebrated in August. The campaign will pay homage to the popularity of cricket in India by highlighting the importance of the game, sources said.
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