August 27, 2008
According to the reports of PTI, the worldwide news agency, Chennai is all set to create their new cricket stadium for the 2011 World Cup.
The Secretary of the TNCA (Tamil Nadu Cricket Association), Mr. Kasi Viswanathan has said that the new stadium will be located at Karunkuzhipallam, 26 km from the main city.
Worth Rs. 100 crore, this new stadium will have a capacity of about 60,000 audiences. BCCI is also quite happy to see this project getting finalized and along with the World Cup this stadium can also become one of the hottest venues for the new T 20 trend of International Cricket.
The secretary of the TNCA has also added that at first they would take the possession of the ground and then there will be an agreement between the TNC and government regarding every other detail in a short time.
It is also said that the Chepauk Ground or the M A Chidambaram stadium will also be used as a venue of different types of cricket matches.