Three blocks at Wankhede stadium to be named after Dilip Vengsarkar | Cricket News – Times of India

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MUMBAI: The Mumbai Cricket Affiliation (MCA), in its Apex Council assembly on Tuesday, determined to call three blocks (from the far japanese finish) of the North Stand on the iconic Wankhede Stadium after former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar.
A proposal to this impact had been prompt by Apex Council member Nadim Memon earlier this month, and the decision to implement this transfer was “unanimously accepted” within the assembly.
Vengsarkar, a former India chief selector, performed 116 Assessments between 1976 and 1992, and holds the uncommon distinction of slamming three Check lots of in successive Assessments on the historic Lord’s Cricket Floor in London. Total, he scored 6868 Check runs, together with 17 Check lots of, moreover 3508 runs in 129 ODIs. He was additionally the MCA vice-president from 2001 to 2017.
Ex-India captain named in museum committee too
The MCA has additionally included Vengsarkar in its museum committee which incorporates ex-MCA president Ravi Savant, ex-BCCI official Ratnakar Shetty, MCA CEO CS Naik, ex-BCCI media supervisor Devendra Prabhudesai, ex-committee member Naveen Shetty and senior journalist Clayton Murzello.
Apex Council member Ajinkya Naik has proposed to call a particular seat within the Wankhede Stadium after MS Dhoni to commemorate the reminiscence of his six that gained India the 2011 World Cup. He additionally prompt discovering the World Cup ball that was used within the 2011 ultimate, which might be preserved within the museum.

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