India Vs England 5th Test: Players may wear black armbands in memory of J Jayalalithaa

Because of this tragedy, the TNCA has decided against having any kind of function or felicitation during the match

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New Delhi, Dec 15: Cricketers from India and England teams in all likelihood will wear black armbands during the fifth Test in Chennai as a mark of respect for former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who passed away last week.

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"We have requested both England and India teams to wear black armbands as a mark of respect for the departed soul of our former CM.

India Vs England 5th Test: Players may wear black armbands in memory of J Jayalalitha

Because of this tragedy, the TNCA has decided against having any kind of function or felicitation during the match," a senior TNCA official told PTI on Wednesday (Dec 14).

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The cyclone Vardah that lashed the city last Monday had caused considerable damage to the property at Chepauk Stadium but TNCA has worked on warfooting to get the ground ready on time for Test match.

PTI

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