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India to donate gear on winning 2nd Test

IANS
Nov 17, 2011 at 12:51pm IST

Kolkata: The Indian cricketers will donate their cricketing gears for the proposed cricket museum at the Eden Gardens if the team wins the ongoing second Test against the West Indies, a Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) official said on Wednesday.

If India defeat the Caribbean side, it will be their 75th Test win on home soil, which will also win them the three-match series against West Indies.

"If India win the match, it will be our 75th Test win on home soil. Keeping that in mind, we had requested the Indian team to donate some memorabilia like their cricketing gear for the proposed museum," CAB joint secretary Biswarup Dey told IANS.

India to donate gear on winning Kolkata Test

The Indian cricketers will donate their cricketing gears for the proposed cricket museum at the Eden Gardens.

"The Indian teams has informed us that they are willing to donate their cricketing gear for the upcoming museum."

The equipment will be displayed in the section 'India's 75th Test win at home,' he revealed.

India have established a vice-like grip in the Test, with West Indies still requiring 283 runs to avoid an innings defeat after having scored 195-3 at the end of Day Three on Wednesday. Earlier, the visitors were bowled out for 153 in their first innings, in response to India's mammoth 631-7 declared.

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