Maharashtra Tourism will be working with the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) to give all cricket fans a unique guided tour experience at Wankhede Stadium.
The stadium has witnessed some of the most iconic moments in cricket history and holds a significant position in the sports segment globally.
This joint decision has been made by the Tourism and Environment Minister of Maharashtra, Aaditya Thackeray and members of the MCA.
In his latest tweets, Thackeray said, “We at the tourism department had requested MCA to work with us on opening up of Wankhede Stadium for a stadium experience tour to fans and tourists from around the world. They have agreed in principle to work together on the same.”
Along with the stadium experience tour, Thackeray further reveals plans to open a museum of “Indian Cricket emanating from Mumbai.”
He said, “The MCA has agreed for this as well, to be either in Wankhede or any suitable place.”
“I am thankful to the MCA apex committee for this key partnership. For most of us, cricket is a religion. Wankhede is where India won the World Cup. This truly shall be a place for not just tourists, but for devotees of cricket and their favourite players,” added Thackeray.
Commenting on the initiative, MCA apex council member Vihang Sarnaik said, “This is a great collaboration as it will now allow every cricket fan in the world to experience the historic Wankhede stadium. We at MCA are super excited to work with the tourism department of Maharashtra to give every cricket lover an unforgettable experience.”
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