Odisha govt announces mega cash award for India hockey team. Players to get Rs 1 crore each if India wins Hockey World Cup. CM Naveen Patnaik makes announcement at Rourkela. Patnaik inaugurated Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium today. It is India’s largest hockey stadium with 20000 seating capacity.
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Odisha CM Patnaik made this announcement while inaugurating the World Cup Village at the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium Complex in Rourkela.
Jitesh Sharma was included in the Indian squad on the back of a brilliant Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2022 season.
There is a chance that after a long gap both the team will lock horns again in the forthcoming Men’s ODI Asia Cup 2023.
As per the former south-paw, Rohit and Virat will give their best in the mega event as this could be the great cricketers’ last major 50-overs tournament.
Chile are placed in Pool C along with the Netherlands, Malaysia and New Zealand.
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) joined hands with Lalit Kala Akademi to carve those wonderful sculptures.
The sculpture is believed to be the first such honour afforded any women's cricketer in the world.
As per Umran, he is not focused on any record as of now and aims to perform brilliantly for India instead.
Rishabh Pant can take heart from many top sportspersons across the globe who fought their way back into the international arena again following a near-fatal mishaps.
The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Jitesh Sharma as replacement for Samson, the BCCI said in a statement.
Infantino took a selfie with some of Pele’s old teammates on Monday right beside the open coffin of the three-time World Cup winner.
Illuminated billboards to stylish wall grafittis to new coats of tar on roads - the cities of Bhubaneswar and Rourkela in Odisha are decorating to host hockey’s biggest event, the World Cup in just a week’s time.
Odisha government is in a hurry to finish all the beautification work. However, the denizens have put a question mark over the longevity of the new infrastructure built in a hurried manner.