Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali
The Punjab Cricket Association Stadium is located at Mohali, just outside the city of Chandigarh. The construction of the stadium took around 25 crore and 3 years to complete. Being the 19th and youngest Test cricket venue in India, it is one of the larger grounds in the country and sports a lush outfield. It was inaugurated with a One Day International match between India and South Africa during the Hero Cup on November 22, 1993. The first Test match here was held the following season, between India and West Indies on December 10, 1994. PCA hosted 3 matches of 2011 World Cup including the nail biting second Semi-final match between India and Pakistan on March 30th, 2011 which was eventually won by India. PCA shall be host to a few home games for Kings XI Punjab during IPL 2011.