Extending a helping hand to the Assam government at the time of crisis, the Assam Cricket Association has donated a sum of Rs 50,00,000 to the government recently.

A team of ACA members comprising president Romen Dutta, vice-president Porikshit Dutta, secretary Devajit Saikia and treasurer Tridib Konwar met Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on August 13.

The team brief the CM on the various infrastructural development activities undertaken by the ACA in the last six months.

The team also informed about the association’s decision to revive cricket in Assam from September onwards.

The team also met health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on August 14 and discussed the same with him.

On both the occasions, the ACA handed over cheques of Rs 25,00,000 each to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund and to Arogya Nidhi Assam respectively.

They requested for further infrastructural development so that future IPL and T-20 World Cup matches can be played in the state.

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