MCA to make memorial where MS Dhoni hit the 2011 World Cup-winning six | Cricket News resportsnews

Mumbai: Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s well-known 2011 World Cup-winning six, which stays etched within the reminiscence of all Indian cricket followers, is all set to seek out its everlasting place in cricket. Wankhede Stadium,
At its Apex Council assembly on Monday, Mumbai Cricket Affiliation (MCA) determined to erect a ‘memorial’ within the stands behind long-on, the place the ball landed after Dhoni hit Sri Lankan pacer Nuwan Kulasekara for a most, to seal India’s victory on 2 April 2011. Was.
The MCA may even felicitate the legendary Indian skipper on Saturday when Mumbai Indians tackle Chennai Tremendous Kings on the Wankhede in an IPL 2023 recreation.
“We’re planning to construct a small memorial on the spot the place Dhoni’s 2011 World Cup-winning six was hit. Nobody is aware of the place that shot fell, so we’ll completely block 3-4 seats in that ‘short-term space’ within the stands for the memorial. We have now a design and construction in thoughts and it must be prepared by the point we host the ODI World Cup in October-November. The concept was proposed by me, supported by Ajinkya Naik (MCA Secretary) and handed by the Apex Council. We’ll finalize all the things quickly.
“We’re additionally planning to honor Dhoni with a memento on Sunday when Mumbai Indians play CSK,” Kale mentioned.
The concept was first mooted by Naik in August 2020.
Stadiums in India and world wide have devoted stands named after the legend. The Wankhede Stadium has been named after Sunil Gavaskar, Vijay Service provider and Sachin Tendulkar, whose life-size statues are additionally developing within the premises of the venue. There may be additionally a complete pavilion named after Dhoni on the Jharkhand State Cricket Affiliation (JSCA) stadium in Ranchi. Nevertheless, this may be the primary time {that a} monument has been erected to a person for the particular shot that killed him.
New Zealand Cricket honored Grand Elliot by naming a seat after him at Eden Park in Auckland, the place the South African-born participant hit Dale Steyn for a six to assist the Black Caps attain their maiden World Cup last in 2015. Imposed. In Australia, a seat on the well-known Melbourne Cricket Floor was painted yellow to commemorate Simon O’Donnell’s 122-metre six for Victoria over New South Wales in 1993.

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