Sunday, March 26, 2023

CAB to pay tribute to Pele throughout India-SL ODI at Eden Gardens

The Cricket Affiliation of Bengal (CAB) can pay a tribute to legendary footballer Pele, who died lately, by displaying footage of his artistry on large screens through the second ODI between India and Sri Lanka on the Eden Gardens on Thursday.

On September 24, 1977, Pele got here to the Eden Gardens to play for New York Cosmos Membership in opposition to Mohun Bagan.

The surviving members of the Mohun Bagan workforce have additionally been invited to the ODI.

Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara will inaugurate the match by ringing the bell.

CAB’s joint secretary Debabrata Das stated a laser present has been organized through the innings break.

The demand for tickets was lukewarm but it surely elevated after Virat Kohli’s sensible century in Guwahati within the first ODI on Tuesday. Town’s mayor has already seemed into Eden’s safety measures.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has been invited, and so are different dignitaries.

Preparations are underway to pay tribute to Pele within the India-Sri Lanka match and the check runs have been performed on the large display.

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