The Uttar Pradesh Cricket Affiliation (UPCA) has accredited the event of an international cricket stadium in Noida’s Sector 150 alongside the Noida-Better Noida Expressway. Will probably be the first international cricket facility in Noida enabling town to host international cricket matches together with IPL occasions, mentioned the Uttar Pradesh cricket affiliation.
The UPCA gave its nod for the stadium to be developed by a consortium of builders together with Tata, Godrej and Birla amongst others, in its committee on March 17. The power is anticipated to be prepared in subsequent 3 years.
“The consortium of builders from Noida had submitted a proposal keen to develop an international cricket stadium in sector 150. Subsequently our committee has accredited the proposal stating that the ability needs to be as per the norms of the International cricket management board specs,” mentioned Ankit Chatterjee, chief government officer (CEO) of the UPCA that works below the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI).
“As soon as developed, Noida will be capable to every kind of international cricket matches. After Kanpur and Lucknow, Varanasi would be the third UP metropolis to have an international stadium as we’ve got simply acquired the land for the identical. After that we’ve got accredited Noida mission and Ghaziabad can also have one if the land parcel can be made accessible,” he mentioned.
The consortium’s lead developer- Lotus Greens development personal restricted mentioned that the mission can be able to host the international matches in 3 years from the date the work begins on the web site.
“It’s a matter of pleasure for Uttar Pradesh that quickly the state may have a world class sports activities infrastructure. On this sports activities built-in township we’ve got roped in numerous famous trade gamers like TATA, Godrej, Birla, Hero group, Status and Eldeco and so on to develop state-of-the-art sports activities services like 9 gap golf course on 38 acre land, tennis courtroom. We’re in course of to pick the company and participant to develop international cricket stadium additionally,” mentioned a spokesperson of Lotus Inexperienced Sports activities Metropolis.
The stadium can be having a sitting capability of 40,000 with minimal enjoying space of 137.6 metres from the boundary to boundary sq. of the pitch. And the straight of each ends of the pitch shall be minimal of 64 metres, mentioned UPCA.
The work on the web site will start as soon as the Noida authority will approve the format plans of the mission.
“The authority is evaluating the grasp plan submitted by the Lotus Greens in October, 2022 for approvals as per the norms,” mentioned Ishtiyaq Ahmed chief architect and city planner of the Noida authority.
The builders mentioned that the international cricket stadium, which can be a part of the ‘built-in sports activities metropolis mission’ having a number of sports activities services below one roof, will spur progress in this area.
“This facility will even present a lot wanted sports activities infrastructure for not solely Noida however in total area. It’ll spur demand not solely for housing but additionally encourage the worldwide organisations to arrange international services for progress. Observing younger professionals coming into this sports activities, extra kids from UP can be coming in world cricket stage with this stadium,” mentioned Sanjay Dutt, chief government officer, and managing director, Tata Realty & Infrastructure Restricted, which is a part of the consortium of builders.