|BCCI will extend help to Manipur|
IMPHAL, July 5 – The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), a national governing body for cricket in India will extend all help in becoming Manipur Cricket Association (MCA) a full fledged member of the Board. This was disclosed by BCCI secretary Anurag Singh Thakur during a day-long visit to Manipur on Sunday.
Thakur, who is also the national president of the BJP Yuva Morcha was here to attend a youth programme at BJP Manipur Pradesh office in Imphal besides inspecting the Luwangpokpa cricket ground, the State’s well developed cricket ground at Khabam Lampkhai near Imphal where the MCA officials submitted a memorandum to the visiting BCCI secretary.
Speaking at a gathering during the cricket ground inspection session, the BCCI secretary said, “We can discuss about the proposals in the upcoming Board meeting. The day is not far from now-Manipur Cricket Association could be one of the full fledged member if it meets ICC (International Cricket Council) guidelines.”
Stating that only few associations (under BCCI) are doing well, the visiting BJP leader also informed that BCCI wants more centres across the country.