The primary digital scoreboard on the Eden Gardens could have a brand new look forward of the forthcoming 50-over World Cup cricket event.
Cricket Affiliation of Bengal president Snehasish Ganguly knowledgeable this on the event of an inspection of the venue accomplished by a 17-member staff of the Worldwide Cricket Council and the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI).
“The stadium’s foremost digital scoreboard could have a brand new look, whereas a second digital scoreboard may also be put in,” mentioned Ganguly.
The CAB chief mentioned the ICC staff was proud of the progress of the renovation work. “They have been proud of the work being accomplished on the new gamers’ dressing room, hospitality field, company field and the already accomplished press field and media centre,” mentioned Ganguly.
Supply mentioned the ICC staff, which was represented by its officers from occasion administration, sponsorship, broadcast and media departments, has requested the CAB for just a few further packing containers to accommodate its broadcasting and radio companions.
One other ICC staff will go to the stadium once more subsequent month.
Ganguly mentioned the remaining work can be completed previous to the September deadline. “We’re additionally specializing in offering good hospitality and retaining enough meals counters for the followers. General, it will likely be an exhilarating expertise,” Ganguly added.
Kolkata will host 5 matches, Netherlands versus Bangladesh (Oct. 28), Pakistan versus Bangladesh (Oct. 31), India versus South Africa (Nov. 5), England versus Pakistan (Nov. 12) and a semifinal (Nov. 16), through the show-piece occasion.
Nevertheless, there are some doubts over the Nov. 12 match, which coincides with Kali Puja and Diwali and would possibly pose challenges for Kolkata Police in offering safety. Ganguly mentioned in case the CAB acquired any request from the police on this regard, it might inform the ICC.