Punjab Cricket Association Stadium Mohali – Venue ICC T20 World Cup 2016

The Punjab Cricket Association Stadium (PCA) is located in Mohali near Chandigarh. Mohali Stadium is a home ground of Punjab Team. He is second international cricket stadium has been approved by BCCI in bathindra, Punjab.Mohali-Cricket-Stadium-ICC-T20-Venue-2016

The Punjab Cricket Association Stadium (PCA) is located in Mohali near Chandigarh. Mohali Stadium is a home ground of Punjab Team. He is second international cricket stadium has been approved by BCCI in bathindra, Punjab.

Punjab is a Capital of Chandigarh. Punjab has 17 District: Amritsar, Bathinda, Faridkot, Fatehgarh Sahib, Firozepur, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Ludhiana, Mansa, Moga, Muktsar, Nawan Shehar, Patiala, Roop Nagar and Sangru. And Languages are used in Punjabi and Hindi. Punjab, the land of five rivers, has land with prosperity. The plains of Punjab, with their very good soil and water supply, are naturally suited to be the breadbasket for India. The Land of Punjab is an exciting culture. For a major period in the second half of the 20th century, Punjab led the other states in India to achieve self-sufficiency in crop production. The current state of Punjab was formed in 1966, the state was organized into three smaller states – Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.

The Punjab Cricket Association stadium is home ground of King XI Punjab. (Indian Primer League Mohali Franchisee).

Twenty20 World Cup 2016 Matches

Group Team 1 Team 2 Date
1 Pakistan New Zealand 22 March
1 Pakistan Australia 25 March
1 Australia India 27 March

 

History of Punjab Cricket Association Mohali Stadium

The construction 3 year to complete around 25 crore. The stadium was designed by Arun Loomba and Associates, Panchkula and constructed by R.S construction Company, Chandigarh.

The first Test Match Played between India and West Indies on 10 December 1994. One of the most interesting one-day matches on this ground ICC world semi-final encounter between Australia and West Indies in 1996. In 2011 ICC World Cup second Semi-final match between India and Pakistan on 30 March 2011 which was eventually won by India. The match was attended by the Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh of India and Yousaf Raza Gillani of Pakistan, owing to its crucial nature, and as a measure of cricket diplomacy for normalizing relations. The match was won by India.

The Highest team total in test 630-6 by New Zealand VS India season 2003-04. In ODI the Highest team total is 351-5 by South Africa VS Netherland in 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup. T20 Series 2009-10 highest team total 211-4 by India VS Sri Lanka

Detail about Punjab Cricket Association

Established:  1993

Capacity: 26000

Home team: Punjab Cricket Team

Address: Sector 63, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Chandigarh, Punjab

 

 

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