Saturday 16 June 2007
BOPODI Block Congress Committee here on Thursday felicitated former Test batsman and chairman of selectors Chandu Borde for his appointment as Team India manager for Ireland and England tours. Speaking at the occasion, former minister Chandrakant Chajed hoped Borde would prove good, considering his vast cricketing and managerial experience. “He had done wonders for India as chairman of selectors and I am sure he will guide India in right direction,” he said. Referring to his unexpected appointment, Borde said he would be flying to England along with Team India on June 19 from Mumbai. “I have been assigned an all important task and I hope to give my best for my country,” he said.