India vs England: MCA to provide free passes for students to watch Mumbai Test

Mumbai: Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) is to provide free passes for school and college students to watch the India-England fourth and penultimate Test match to be held at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai from 8-12 December.

 India vs England: MCA to provide free passes for students to watch Mumbai Test

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"The passes will be issued against a letter from the school/college signed by the Principal on first come first serve basis. Each school/college will be allotted a maximum 15 passes for the said match," said a media release from MCA on Friday.

"The Association has also planned a series of events, including interaction with former and current Indian cricketers during the breaks, to enable spectators to meet and talk to them," the release added.

Mumbai is hosting a Test match after a three-year gap, the last one being Sachin Tendulkar's farewell game against the West Indies in November, 2013.

India lead England 2-0 in the five-game Test series with the final match scheduled to be held at Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium from 16-20 December.

Updated Date: Dec 02, 2016 18:39:09 IST