Future of Tamil Nadu cricket brightens with India's next international stadium
India has got new cricket stadium. The stadium was inaugurated by Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi Palaniswami and former India captain Rahul Dravid on February 9
Chennai has been the hotbed of cricket for Tamil Nadu, but the state has set its eyes on Salem which is an international cricket stadium in the making. Chief minister Edappadi Palaniswami and Rahul Dravid were present at the inauguration. The future of Tamil Nadu cricket just got a lot brighter and has opened up another avenue that helps cricket in the state as well as the nation.
The new cricket stadium, in Thalaivasal in Salem district, Tamil Nadu is spread across an area of 16 acres
With a budget of Rs 3 crore, it includes space for parking and stands that will accommodate thousands once set up
It has a well-built drainage system which refills ground water periodically
Tamil Nadu Cricket Association will soon build temporary stands at the stadium
You can definitely expect the stadium to host a TNPL match during the next season
The chief minister of Tamil Nadu assured that he will take all the measures to hold IPL matches in this stadium within the next two years
You can also expect to see Dhoni in Salem soon as sources have confirmed that Dhoni along with an official will visit the stadium to inspect if it has the ability to hold an IPL match.