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Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium renamed Niranjan Shah

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Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium renamed Niranjan Shah

Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium renamed Niranjan Shah

Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium renamed Niranjan Shah : Before India’s third Test match against England at the Saurashtra Cricket Stadium (SCA) in Rajkot, the stadium was renamed the Niranjan Shah Cricket Stadium.

The stadium will formally be rechristened on the eve of the match, which is scheduled to begin on February 15.

A peek of the “glittering” evening when the cricket facility’s new name was revealed was released by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Shah has been involved in cricket administration for a considerable amount of time, and the stadium bears his name.

Having played first-class cricket for Saurashtra from 1965–1966 to 1974–1975, he not only has a grasp of the subtleties of the administrative side but also the psychology of the players.

He has served as the honorary secretary of the Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) and is still in that role.

SCA Stadium Niranjan Shah

He has also had administrative expertise in other capacities, such as honorary secretary of the BCCI, where he was elected four times.

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Along with serving as vice-chairman of the IPL, the 79 year old was also the vice-president of the West Zone based BCCI.

In addition, he held positions of responsibility, including membership in the Indian Cricket Board’s disciplinary committee.

His vision as an administrator is largely responsible for the development of the Saurahstra cricket area when he was in charge of operations, the venue received Test status.

At the occasion, Sunil Gavaskar, who was honored, said that Niranjan Shah was a major factor in Saurashtra’s success story. Saurashtra has won two Ranji Trophy championships.

Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium Hosted Matches

Since 2013, when India and England played their first One-Day International (ODI) game.

The stadium has played home to 11 matches in all three international forms.

There have only been two previous high-scoring Test matches played at this location the first ended in a tie between India and England

While the second saw the Men in Blue easily defeat the Windies.

It will now play home to the third match in the exciting Test series between India and England.

With the series tied at one, the third Test at the newly constructed Niranjan Shah Stadium will be crucial to the outcome of the series.

In most cases, the third day of a test series is considered to be critical in determining the series’ conclusion. Similar to this, the third Test in a five-match series is very important, particularly if it is tied 1-1

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