Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar to inaugurate India-West Indies ODI at Brabourne Stadium

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar will inaugurate the 4th ODI between India and West Indies at Brabourne Stadium by ringing the bell, it's the first international match at the stadium since the India-Sri Lanka Test in 2009

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The Cricket Club of India (CCI), which is hosting the fourth One-Day International (ODI) between India and West Indies, announced that legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar will inaugurate the game.

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The fourth ODI on October 29 will be the first International match at Brabourne Stadium in nine years. The last time an International game was played at the SoBo stadium was India vs Sri Lanka test match.

The October 29 day-night match was originally allotted to Wankhede Stadium managed by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA), but was later shifted to Brabourne Stadium, as the city cricket body cited financial constraints in hosting the game.

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Tendulkar has “consented to `Ring the Bell’ to inaugurate the 4th ODI”, said CCI, which manages Brabourne Stadium.

It was striving to make the game “a unique experience not only for the cricketers of both the teams but for the cricket crazy Mumbaikars as well,” the CCI said.

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