ICC recce: DDCA set to add two new pitches, 4 radio commentary boxes as part of World Cup upgrade | Cricket News

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NEW DELHI: The Delhi and Districts Cricket Affiliation (DDCA) will add two extra observe pitches to the principle sq. of the Feroz Shah Kotla moreover changing 15,000 previous bucket seats for the ODI World Cup, joint secretary Rajan Manchanda mentioned on Tuesday.

A two-member recce crew comprising former BCCI normal supervisor and present Delhi Capitals CEO Dhiraj Malhotra inspected the the amenities on the Arun Jaitley Stadium the place 5 World Cup video games will likely be performed.
“They’d be giving us a closing report in every week’s time and intimate us about every part they wish to be executed earlier than the beginning of the World Cup. From our finish, we’re including two extra strips to the present ones on the principle turf for comfort of coaching,” Manchanda informed PTI on the day.

It was learnt that the ICC crew was proud of no matter it noticed but additionally gave its personal inputs on the amenities.
“Observe pitches is one thing that DDCA is including by itself however has agreed to each different stuff it has been informed to improve. There may be particular emphasis on having model new bogs (female and male) they usually have so as to add 4 radio commentary packing containers together with TV commentary packing containers,” one other DDCA supply who spoke to ICC officers knowledgeable.
Forward of the mega occasion, each venue must create house for 4 further radio commentary packing containers as ICC has varied audio broadcast companions. So far as the opposite upgradation is anxious, Manchanda mentioned that issues are heading in the right direction.
“Now we have knowledgeable ICC that we’ll fully revamp the bogs. The stadium may have a brand new coat of paint. Now we have invited bids from prime corporations and due diligence will likely be executed so far as the tender course of is anxious.
“The variety of seats will stay identical however we may have 15,000 new bucket seats,” he added.
The ICC recce crew was very impressed with the preparedness of the venue in Chennai. It can journey to Dharamsala on Wednesday.
The video games will likely be performed throughout 10 venues from October 5 to November 19.

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