Test Match between India vs England will be played at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot from 9th November to 13th November 2016. This will be first ever Test Match to be played in the region of Saurashtra. Rajkot being Test Centre is indeed matter of immense pride for all Cricket Fans of this region.
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Vijaybhai Rupani has kindly accepted the invitation of Saurashtra Cricket Association to be present on the first day of the match, i.e. 9th November 2016
In this historic occasion, Hon’ble Chief Minister shall be felicitating those Cricketers who have represented Saurashtra in Ranji Trophy and India in Test Matches. Salim Durani, Karsan Ghavri, Dilip Doshi, Yajurvendra Singh, Dhiraj Parsana, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ravindra Jadeja will be felicitated. These are the Saurashtrians who have made difference in the World of Cricket.
Hon’ble Chief Minister shall also present mementos to both Cricket Boards, i.e. English & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)
Programme of Hon’ble Chief Minister will start from 8:30 a.m. onwards at the Stadium.