NEW DELHI: The Delhi and District Cricket Affiliation (DDCA) on Tuesday determined to rechristen Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium asArun JaitleyStadium within the memory of its worn president who passed away on Saturday.
The renaming will rep space on September 12 at a characteristic where a stand on the Kotla will be named after India captainVirat Kohlias announced earlier.
Speaking on this initiative, DDCA presidentRajat Sharmatalked about: “It became Arun Jaitley’s strengthen and encouragement that gamers fancy Virat Kohli,Virender Sehwag,Gautam Gambhir,Ashish Nehra,Rishabh Pantand a good deal of others might hang India proud.”
Reacting to this style, worn India and Delhi cricketer Gautam Gambhir, who had proposed that Arun Jaitley might gentle be honoured by naming the stadium after him an extraordinarily prolonged time ago told TimesofIndia.com, “It be a stunning ingredient that the stadium is being named after Arun Jaitley, due to he became instrumental in giving Delhites a recent cricket stadium. Nonetheless, I would were primary happier if this became accomplished when he became gentle alive, so that he would possibly possess considered it himself. That would possibly were one of the most becoming tribute.”
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Jaitley, throughout his tenure at DDCA, is credited with renovating the stadium true into a recent facility, growing its skill to accommodate more fans moreover constructing world class dressing rooms.
(With inputs from PTI)