Solapur: Through BCCI at Indira Gandhi Stadium (Park) ground in Solapur for four days from 3rd to 6th December 2022.
Senior Director Dattatray Suravase and Secretary Chandrakant Ramburs informed in a press conference that Sikkim Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy Cricket Tournament has been organized against Maharashtra.
The competition will be inaugurated by Shital Teli-Ugle, Commissioner of Solapur Municipal Corporation. On this occasion the Chairman of the Cricket Association and Mr. Ranjitsinh Mohite Patil, President Dilip Mane, Riyaz Bagwan of Maharashtra Cricket Association and their colleagues will be present. Municipal Corporation officials, Smart City and Solapur District Cricket Association office bearers and members are working hard to make this competition a success. Dattatray Suravase, Chandrakant Rembersu, Srikant More, Prakash Bhutada, Dilip Bachuwar-Chiniwar, Santosh Badve, Rajendra Gote, Rajan Kamat etc. were present in this press conference. For the success of this competition, Chairman A. Various committees have been planned under the guidance of Ranjitsinh Mohite Patil and Dhaiysheel Mohite Patil will be the head of the competition.
Arshin Kulkarni of Solapur and Yash Boramani from Maharashtra state team are included in this tournament and their game will be seen by our Solapur residents. Through the Solapur Smart City and Solapur Municipal Corporation, the Indira Gandhi Stadium ground is believed to be held on an international standard field in the future.
Such are the committees…
- Welcome Committee – Ranjit Singh Mohite Patil, Dattatray Survase, Srikant More, AD Chiniwar, Dilip Bachuwar, Dhaisheel Mohite Patil, Kiran Pawar, Nagesh Valyal and all office bearers.
- Food Committee – Shiva Aklujkar, Santosh Badve, Javed Jamadar, Mallinath Yaalgi, Mallu Chaudhary, Daya Navale, Nabilal Patel.
- Residence Committee- Sarfraz Syed, Anand Shelar, Prasad Shawtul, Dashrath Koli
- Sports Committee – KT Pawar, Sanjay More, Dilip Awad, Raju Rangam, Sukaj Jamadar
- Fame Committee- Prakash Bhutada, Rajendra Gote, Sunil Malap, Sanjay Vadje
Previous matches at Indira Gandhi Stadium…
Earlier in 1952 Mumbai vs Maharashtra Ranji match was played at Indira Gandhi Stadium. 1956 Mumbai Ranji match against Maharashtra. In 1958, West Indies played a county match for the first time. In 1962, the Maharashtra Governor vs. Gujarat Governor match was a match for the Defense Fund. Mumbai vs Maharashtra in 1969, Gujarat vs Maharashtra in 1978.
In 1980, an exhibition match was held for the rest of India Test against State Bank. Baroda Ranji in 1981 against Maharashtra, Deodhar Kardunk one day match in 1984, Maharashtra vs Mumbai back in 1986, Maharashtra vs Mumbai back in 1994. Apart from this, a successful event for boys between 15 and 22 years was organized by Solapur District Cricket Association.