Keenan stadium well prepapred: BCCI pitch committee

  • Press Trust of India, PTI, Jamshedpur
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  • Updated: Feb 26, 2005 13:45 IST
The East Zone representative of BCCI's ground and pitch committee, Prabir Mukherjee, on Thursday expressed satisfaction over the maintenance of Keenan Stadium where the third One-Day International (ODI) match between India and Pakistan would be played on April 9.

Mukherjee, who inspected the wicket as well as the outfield, suggested measures to improve the ground conditions, Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) sources said.

Meanwhile, a delegation of Youth Congress leaders on Thursday met JSCA officials asking them to revoke the decision to increase the prices of tickets for the ODI.

JSCA, at a meeting held here on Sunday last, had decided to sell students' gallery ticket at Rs 250 for the match. The ticket price at the same gallery during the last one-dayer played at the venue was Rs 150.

Ticket rates for two other stands have also been hiked by 50 to 60 per cent than what they were during the previous one-dayer.

JSCA secretary BN Singh, who received the memorandum of from the student leaders, assured to place their demand before the Association, which was likely to meet soon.


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