In a heartwarming gesture of appreciation, Mr. Jay Shah, the President of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) and Secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), has announced a substantial reward for the unsung heroes of cricket – the curators and groundsmen who played a pivotal role in the success of the Asia Cup 2023.
Braving rain disruptions
The Asia Cup 2023, hosted in Sri Lanka, was marred by frequent disruptions due to rain, posing significant challenges for both teams and organizers alike. Despite these adversities, the ground staff and curators exhibited relentless dedication and commitment to ensure that the playing surfaces were in prime condition as soon as the rain clouds dispersed.
USD 50,000 prize money
Impressed by their unwavering efforts, the ACC has decided to bestow a significant cash prize of USD 50,000 upon the curators and groundsmen responsible for maintaining the cricketing venues in Kandy and Colombo. Shah took to his official Twitter handle to share this heartwarming announcement.
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“Big Shoutout to the Unsung Heroes of Cricket! The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) are proud to announce a well-deserved prize money of USD 50,000 for the dedicated curators and groundsmen at Colombo and Kandy,” wrote Shah in a tweet that resonated with cricket enthusiasts across the globe.
Recognizing their critical role
Shah acknowledged the pivotal role played by these dedicated individuals in ensuring the smooth conduct of the Asia Cup 2023. From meticulously maintaining the pitches to tending to lush outfields, these unsung heroes worked tirelessly behind the scenes to create the perfect stage for thrilling cricket action.
“Their unwavering commitment and hard work made the Asia Cup 2023 an unforgettable spectacle. From pitch perfection to lush outfields, they ensured the stage was set for thrilling cricket action. This recognition highlights the critical role these individuals play in cricket’s success. Let’s celebrate and honor their yeoman services! #UnsungHeroes #AsiaCup2023,” added the BCCI secretary.
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🏏🏟️ Big Shoutout to the Unsung Heroes of Cricket! 🙌
The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) are proud to announce a well-deserved prize money of USD 50,000 for the dedicated curators and groundsmen at Colombo and Kandy. 🏆
Their unwavering commitment and…
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) September 17, 2023
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