MS Dhoni-led Jharkhand to play two Vijay Hazare Trophy matches in Kalyani – against Services on February twenty-eight and Jammu and Kashmir on March six.
Kolkata: Having shocked everybody together with his train ride from Ranchi, the most successful Indian skipper MS Dhoni can currently stay at the Bengal Cricket Academy in Kalyani for his or her Vijay Hazare Trophy group D matches.
“Initially, we needed to remain here at the hotel however currently we’ll leave tomorrow (on Monday) evening and come to the city after the match,” Jharkhand team manager PN Singh said.
This would mean a giant security concern however the hosts Cricket Association of Bengal wasn’t leaving any stone unturned and said the venue was well-equipped.
“It has thirty well-furnished rooms and is no but a four-star hotel,” a CAB official said regarding the venue in Kalyani about fifty kilometers north of Kolkata.
Jharkhand plays 2 matches in Kalyani – against Services on February twenty-eight and Jammu and Kashmir on March six.
On the safety measures, he said: “We can have a barricade around the academy and there’ll be tight police vigil by the district administration,” a CAB official said.
On Sunday, Dhoni was nearly mobbed as he boarded the team bus once leading Jharkhand to a 78-run win together with his 109-ball 129 that had six eminent sixes and 10 boundaries.
Hundreds of crowd flashing camera and intonation ‘Dhoni, Dhoni’ gathered round the bus because the former captain struggled to board the bus as flower pots around the venue got destroyed within the chaos.
Such was the chaos that the traffic came to a standstill for a few minutes on the Gostho Paul Sarani on that the Eden is located.
Having witnessed an overwhelming response at Eden Gardens wherever a few thousand individuals turned up for Jharkhand’s 2 matches, CAB is distributing regarding 2000 free passes for spectators.
“The entry is liberated to BCA Academy however one needs to show the pass to look at the match,” the CAB official said.
An 11-member team led by Kharagpur Municipality Chairman Pradeep Sarkar, his former colleagues at southeastern Railway throughout his stint in the early 2000s, also came to look at Dhoni.
“Today Dhoni another time showed that he is among the simplest finishers’ of the world cricket,” Sarkar hailed.
Dhoni earlier shocked everybody as he came together with his teammates boarding a long train from Ranchi, a ride he took for the primary time in thirteen years.
Virat Kohli took over as national skipper all told 3 formats in January once Dhoni stood down from the post of India’s one-day and T20I sides and vowed to continue enjoying in limited-overs formats.