Barsapara Cricket Stadium

Barsapara Cricket Stadium
Country
India
City
Guwahati
Capacity
40000
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On
Opened
2012
Timezone
UTC +05:30

About Stadium

The 40,000 capacity stadium is one of the finest in the country having all the modern facilities. Besides the cricketing arena with covered seating all around, the stadium will also have necessary infrastructure such as indoor practice wicket, swimming pool, gym, etc. Two of the four grandstands, including the players' pavilion and the state-of-the-art media centre, and the ground's 24-hour water sprinkling facility.

Klorophyll (India) Sports Turf Technology & Construction Private Limited has constructed the main field covering approximately 16800 sq. m., which is first of its kind in the entire country, as it is 100% sand based USGA perched water table profile installed with a detailed subsoil drainage network on grid pattern. The region is subject to very heavy precipitation, so the subsoil drainage system is designed to withstand cloudburst, such that play can start within minutes of a rain stoppage.

Further to this the field is irrigated with low voltage automatic satellite controlled pressurised pop up irrigation system having 82 numbers of sprinkler heads and 6 numbers of Quick Coupling Valves necessary for hand watering the wicket square, etc. The main field has eight pitches on the wicket square, and there are ten pitches on a separate practice wicket area covering more than 2000 sq. m. The curators of those are Mr. Barsamangal Barooah and Mr. Ratul Das. The entire stadium project will cost over Rs 300 crore.


 

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