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Guwahati : The prestigious ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy arrived at the ACA Stadium, Barsapara in Guwahati on Wednesday.
The Trophy was formally unveiled by BCCI Joint Secretary Devajit Saikia, ACA President Taranga Gogoi and ACA Secretary Tridib Konwar in the presence of the ACA Apex Council Members & Ex Apex Council Members along with former cricketers and a host of cricket enthusiasts at the auditorium of the 91 Yards Club in the premises of the ACA Stadium.
BCCI Joint Secretary Devajit Saikia mentioned that the ICC Men’s World Cup Trophy has travelled to 18 countries after it made a trip to the space.
“No trophy has so far travelled this far in the sky. We are extremely honoured and excited to have the trophy in Guwahati,” said Saikia addressing a jam packed auditorium.
In the morning, the Trophy was displayed at South Point School, Guwahati.
Talking further about the warm up match to be held in Guwahati, Saikia said the main venue and the training facilities are ready to be used.
Altogether Guwahati will host 4 matches which includes India, England, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.
Saikia informed the media that the teams will start training on September 28 at the Annex Ground of the ACA Stadium at Barsapara and at the Amingaon Cricket Ground.
On September 29, Sri Lanka will face Bangladesh at the ACA Stadium.
The ticket price has been fixed at Rs 200 (for students), Rs 300, Rs 500, Rs 700 and Rs 1000.