Thursday, October 25, 2007

Association of Bihar Cricket (ABC) to hold twenty-20 cricket match in Bihar- Azad

Patna: Association of Bihar Cricket (ABC) president Kirti Azad today announced to hold a twenty-20 cricket tournament in the state.

Speaking at the end of ABC's 5th Annual General Meeting, the former Indian star said the shorter version of cricket would help the district level cricket. He said the players would be selected on the basis of their last two-three performences in the current season.

The tournament may also feature some of the non-playing members from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh cricket team as he had approached some of them to play in the tournament, Azad added.

When asked about running a parallel cricket association in Bihar, he said he was only striving for promoting cricket in Bihar.

He said it was his association, ABC, which had been recognised in both Bihar and Jharkhand.

Regarding M S Dhoni he said the wicket-keeper batsman was doing a great job under tremendous pressure and for which the country was proud of him as he had brought the glory of ''World champion'' after about 24 years.

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