Punjab Cricket Association’s new track to have 7 pitches, seating ability of 38,000


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A PLAYERS’ pavilion, sub-surface drainage system, 7 pitches including 3 red dirt pitches like Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, four-six light towers instead of 18 during a Mohali stadium, solar panels on a roof and parking space for 1,600 cars inside a stadium. These are some of a facilities of a new ubiquitous cricket track that is entrance adult during Togan and Tira villages in Mullanpur in New Chandigarh. The Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) skeleton to finish it in 2019-2020.

The construction of a 38.2-acre track started in Jan progressing this year. The organisation is aiming to horde ubiquitous matches by a start of 2020 after a execution of a initial proviso of a stadium.

“Players and fans have memories of a players sitting in a pavilion area of a IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali. The new track will have a players’ pavilion like a ones during Lords in England and Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, where players will travel to a personification area by a stairs and fans will be means to see and hearten them from tighten quarters. Normally, a building area is done initial though this is for a initial time that we have started scheming a belligerent and pitches along with a building area. We design to finish a track in 2019-2020 and it will be prepared to horde ubiquitous matches during a start of 2020,” pronounced D K Bassi, titular plan executive of a New International Cricket Stadium.

Conceptualised in 2011 by a afterwards PCA boss we S Bindra, a new stadium, that will cost some-more than Rs 150 crore, is being built during a 38.20-acre site on a Sector 38-Baddi Highway. The track will have a 14.96 per cent belligerent coverage of a sum area. The three-tier track will have Players’ Pavilion, South Pavilion, Corporate Pavilion and North Pavilion that will residence a new media box and dual ubiquitous stands. The track will also have a sub-surface drainage system, that will concede a belligerent to be fit for play 30 mins after rain.

“We will have 7 pitches, out of that 3 will be done from red soil. Apart from that, a track will also have a new use belligerent and pitches for a teams. The sauce bedrooms will accommodate 28 people. In Mohali stadium, we have 18

small light towers due to vicinity to a airfield though this track will have four-six light towers with total enlightenment of 2,200 lux. The rooftop will have solar panels that will yield 250 KV of electricity,” pronounced Bassi.

While a IS Bindra PCA Stadium in Mohali has a seating ability of 27,000, a new track will have a seating ability of 38,000 with some-more than 18,000 seats in ubiquitous stands. The Corporate Pavilion will have around 6,000 seats while South Pavilion and Players’ Pavilion will have 12,000 seats. The track will also have a parking trickery for 1,600 cars inside a premises.

“The track will have a cricket academy for trainees and other dependent members of ICC. One of a problems we faced in Mohali was that a track is in residential area. In this stadium, a group buses and other central vehicles will be parked inside a stadium. The ubiquitous stands will also have canopies for providing shade. There will be 8 ramp towers for easier entrance to a ground,” pronounced Brigadier (Retd) G S Sandhu, arch director officer, PCA.

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