Kerala Blasters gamers plead BCCI to not host India-West Indies ODI in Kochi


Kerala Blasters’ younger brigade difficulty a heartfelt plea to BCCI and KCA.

Unique 20 Mar 2018, 23:02 IST


Deependra Negi

After Sandesh Jhingan aired his views to Sportkseeda on Kerala Cricket Affiliation’s (KCA) resolution to host the India-West Indies ODI on the Jawaharlal Nehru Worldwide Stadium in Kochi within the month of November, his teammates have come out in help as properly.

The state’s cricketing physique has obtained flak and understandably so for trying to host a cricket match on a newly laid soccer floor.

Kerala Blasters midfielder, Loken Meitei issued a heartfelt plea to KCA and the BCCI. The 20-year-old believes that internet hosting a cricket match on the floor will destroy folks’s hopes and the thought of what soccer stands for within the state of Kerala.

“I request the authorities to shift their cricket match between India and West Indies as a result of Kerala Blasters is the one group which has the best attendance in our dwelling matches and the followers are so captivated with soccer. I request KCA and BCCI to not destroy the fantastic thing about soccer in God’s Personal Nation,” he mentioned.

Loken and Sandesh Jhingan’s colleague, Deependra Negi too spoke to Sportskeeda concerning the ongoing saga. Not so lengthy again, Negi got here on instead and scored a marvellous aim for Kerala Blasters at this very floor which is now on the centre of consideration for all of the improper causes.

Urging the KCA to take into consideration the humongous footballing tradition in Kerala, Negi pointed to the truth that a number of excessive profile athletes like Sunil Chhetri, Sandesh Jhingan and even Sachin Tendulkar have comparable opinions, clearly stating that the ODI shouldn’t be carried out on the Jawaharlal Nehru Worldwide Stadium, come what might.

“All of the seniors and respective personalities are voicing their views on this subject, as for me I’d simply want the KCA modifications there resolution and let this superb pitch as it’s. As everyone knows soccer is a crucial sport on this state and we must always at all times respect every sport,” he acknowledged.

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