India vs Australia limited overs series consisting of five ODIs and three T20Is, beginning From september 17, However the Board of control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is however to induce a go-ahead to hostAn international game at the Barsapara Cricket stadium in Guwahati — venue of the second T20I — from the International Cricket Council.
A senior BCCI official said that the board was expecting a green signal at the earliest and there shouldn’t be any issue because the examination went well. He went on to feature that an official go-ahead was expected from the international body at the earliest.
“It is true that we have not yet got an official go-ahead to host an international game at the Barspara Stadium. But we are positive and are expecting it any time now. The inspection went well and there is no reason to worry,” BCCI Official Said
But the Assam Cricket Association isn’t too happy with the delay in confirmation because the game is simply a month away — Oct ten — and plenty of provision preparations have to be compelled to be taken care of except obtaining the ground match prepared for an international tie.
“It should have come in by now. But we are still awaiting a confirmation in this regard from the BCCI. Yet, there is no dearth of effort from our side to ensure that everything is in place. We have the ground ready for action and if we don’t finally get to host this T20I, we are definitely ready for future assignments,” ACA Official
The official said: “Well, you cannot deny this aspect and that there are areas to be covered off the field as well when it comes to hotel bookings and all, but well that is for the BCCI to look into as to why things are taking time. The inspection went well.”
Interestingly, an ICC official said that the international body was trying into sure aspects that was inflicting the delay in approving the venue. however the official refused to comment if there was a break that the venue wouldn’t get a go-ahead to host the game from the ICC.
“There could be some issue with the dates and you could see the match date being reworked, not that it is definitely going to happen. But I am not in a position to comment on the status report of thestadium,”ICC official said.
Interestingly,For first ODI Of India vs Australia Series in Chennai on september 17.the Tamil Nadu Cricket Board has demanded Rs 1.5 crore from the BCCI for security cowl and different expenses, together with the conduct of a warm-up game for the Australia team.
The TNCA prime boss Ri Palani has written to the BCCI, explaining the massive prices that the association has got to incur within the lead-up to the first ODI Of India vs Australia Series. The Australian team is scheduled to arrive on September 8 once finishing a two-Test engagement in Bangladesh.