BCCI announced shortlisted venues for World Cup in July 2015, The 2016 ICC World T20 in India is only a couple of months away, with the uber occasion set to begin from 11 March in eight distinct venues crosswise over India. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had officially declared shortlisted venues for the World Cup in July, 2015, with the last to be organized at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
Amongst different grounds, the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai is confronting a few issues as development is going on and a few stands are yet to be finished. The I, J and K stands have not been utilized as a part of any matches throughout the previous three years.
BCCI announced shortlisted venues for World Cup in July 2015
“We held a point by point discourse today. There were sure focuses which were given due dates of August 25 to submit fulfillment reports and we are as yet sitting tight for their authentications. Yes, in Chennai there was some issue. We had been keeping it pending,” PTI cited BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur as saying.
The BCCI, who know about the circumstance in Chennai, have not discounted the MA Chidambaram Stadium as one of the eight venues for the world glass.
“We have not discounted Chennai [as a venue]. The main issue is which matches can be played in Chennai. There are sure confinements – can’t play Sri Lanka there, three stands are not finished and you can’t keep Indian fans far from those stands,” said Anurag Thakur.
The concerned powers of MA Chidambaram Stadium ought to put their best foot forward and ensure that their fans don’t need to endure, as the BCCI could change the venues, if the stadium is not prepared according to the wishes of the board.
In the event that the BCCI needs to change the venues – they are not sharp starting now – there are various different stadiums which will be quick to have the world container.
The BCCI had a meeting in Mumbai to discuss the venues for every apparatuses and, in particular, to make the 2016 ICC World T20 in India an occasion to recall.
“There are numerous things to be considered before allotting matches to any venue. We all comprehend what the restrictions are, which groups can’t play in which focuses. That is the reason the meeting was held to figure out which the right venues are and how we can sort out an effective World Cup in 2016 in India,” the BCCI secretary said.