During his visit, Shah had a threadbare discussion with officials of the Assam Cricket Association regarding the ongoing tournaments conducted by the state association, various infrastructural projects across the state and the future course of the association.
According to sources in the ACA, Shah expressed his satisfaction at the ongoing activities and projects undertaken by the state cricket association, and assured the association of full support and cooperation of BCCI in that regard.
“Discussed the roadmap and strategy during my visit to the Assam Cricket Association earlier today,” Shah captioned a tweet while sharing pictures of his visit.
Discussed the roadmap and strategy during my visit to the Assam Cricket Association earlier today. Sharing some pic… https://t.co/O9oLkJX1YV
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) 1617204297000
Commenting on the BCCI secretary’s visit, Assam Cricket Association secretary Devajit Saikia said, “ACA is highly grateful to Shah for this visit, and is immensely hopeful that the visit would encourage Assam Cricket Association in its future endeavours.”
The stadium last hosted a three-match women’s T20 International series between India and England in March 2019. The Barsapara Stadium was also slated to host a few matches of the Rajasthan Royals during the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League, before the Covid-19 pandemic struck.