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India Will Play T20 In USA Against West Indies

International matches will be played for the first time by the Indian cricket team in the United Stated of America when it will take on reigning World T20 Champions West Indies in a two-match T20 International series in Florida.
The two matches will be held back-to-back onAAugust 27 and 28Ain Florida’s Fort.

The venue is Central Broward Regional Park
The venue is Central Broward Regional Park

Lauderdale is the place where Caribbean Premier League matches have been held. The venue is Central Broward Regional Park.

Keeping in mind the Indian TV audience, the matches will start at ISTA7:30 pm. This is the initiative by BCCI to get into the unexploited market in the United States where there is a big Indian diaspora. With Dhonis and Kohlis on one side and the Chris Gayle and Dwayne Bravos at the opposite end, a thrilling contest can be expected by the fans in US.

BCCI President Anurag Thakur said, “As part of our continuous efforts to reach out to new markets and audiences, I am very happy to announce that Team India will play two T20Is against the current world champions West Indies in the United States. “This will be a great opportunity for the cricket fans in America to watch the two champion sides in action. This will be developed into an annual cricketing event in the United States.”

The BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke said: “This initiative is path breaking in terms of the expansion of our great sport. It is our endeavour to make every possible effort to connect with fans in different parts of the world.”

WICB President, Whycliffe ‘Dave’ Cameron said: “This will be a great initiative in our continued efforts to develop cricket in the Americas (North and South America) a very important market.”

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