HCA to honour Laxman, Ojha

Hyderabad: Hyderabad Cricket Association on Sunday said it would soon honour senior batsman VVS Laxman and spinner Pragyan Ojha on the occasion of hosting a Test match in the city after a gap of over two decades.

Laxman and Ojha would be presented a cash reward of Rs five lakh and Rs three lakh respectively.

HCA would also honour B Sandeep, who made his maiden century in the Ranji Trophy match against Jharkhand recently, by presenting him a cash award of Rs one lakh, the association said.

The HCA also thanked the people in Hyderabad for their support by turning up in large numbers to witness the ongoing India-New Zealand Test match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium here.