The profit is significant since the CAB's balance sheet had revealed a deficit of Rs 3.70 Crore at this time in 2015 © Getty Images (Representational Image)
The profit is significant since the CAB’s balance sheet had revealed a deficit of Rs 3.70 Crore at this time in 2015 © Getty Images (Representational Image)

Kolkata: The CAB, which hosted four ICC World T20 matches including the marquee IndiaPakistan clash and the final, has made a profit in excess of Rs 5 crore. “We have had an income of Rs 8.5 crore and we are expecting more from the ticket sales,” CAB joint secretary Avishek Dalmiya said after its working committee meeting. The profit is significant since the CAB’s balance sheet had revealed a deficit of Rs 3.70 Crore at this time in 2015. The CAB now plans to invest judiciously in infrastructure development and grooming coaches in all of its centres. Ghosh becomes first Indian to score century with pink ball in India

“We have made huge profits. We will overhaul the infrastructure and will develop indoor facilities in districts,” president Ganguly said. The Eden will host New Zealand for the first time in 50 years when they play a Test here in their upcoming three-Test match tour tentatively in October. “We are planning to invite some former players of both the countries and also have a host of other plans to make it special. We also plan to have a kids arena, and more crowd involvement during the Test.” Shami: Pink ball very bright; glows like radium

There is also a proposal to erect a statue of former president late Jagmohan Dalmiya and name a tournament after him. “A committee will be formed to look into this,” Dalmiya’s son Avishek, who is now a joint secretary told the mediapersons. IND’s pink ball debut: Saha, other players, officials share experience

The new concept of pink ball is introduced to cricket and India is quick to adopt it as Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) has announced that Eden Gardens will host the first ever pink ball match in India. CAB is currently hosting a competition called Super League and according to the association, pink Kookaburra ball will be used in the day-night final match to be played from June 17 to June 20 at the iconic ground.