Working Committee meeting: MCA to push for day-night Test at Wankhede in Dharamsala today

Jun 24, 2016, 08:53 IST | Subodh Mayure

The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) is all set to make an official request to host the first-ever day-night Test in India at today's Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) working committee meeting in Dharamsala.

"In the interest of Mumbai cricket, I am going to express MCA's willingness and request to host the first day-night Test in India at Wankhede Stadium during forthcoming Test series against England. I am hopeful of Mumbai getting to host it," MCA vice-president Ashish Shelar told mid-day from Dharamsala.

This newspaper reported about MCA's keenness to host a day-night Test on June 17.

"It is very clear that cricket's interest should come first and challenges (of hosting a day-night Test) which come up need to be scientifically, legally and academically addressed," added Shelar.

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