GUWAHATI: For India vs. Sri Lanka One-Day International match in Guwahati, the Assam government has approved a half-day holiday in the Kamrup-Metro district on January 10. An official announcement stated, “The Governor of Assam is happy to declare a half-day local holiday on January 10, 2023 in the Kamrup (Metro) district in honour of the ODI match between India and Sri Lanka to be held on January 10, 2023, at Barsapara ACA Cricket Stadium, Guwahati.
After 1 pm, all Assam government offices and educational institutions under the control of the Kamrup-Metro district shall close.
Several players from both the Indian and Sri Lankan cricket team arrived at Guwahati in Assam for the ODI match.
Dr.Himanta Biswa Sarma, the chief minister of Assam, went to the Barsapara stadium on Saturday, January 7, to observe the ODI match preparations between India and Sri Lanka.
Meanwhile, the Assam Cricket Association (ACA) will engage an anti-snake non-governmental organization (NGO) to keep birds and snakes away from the Barsapara stadium in the state capital Guwahati where the first One Day International (ODI) cricket match between India and Sri Lanka is scheduled to be played on January 10.