Dharamsala: Counted among the most scenic cricket grounds in the world, Board of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) in its fixture release has announced holding of a One Day International (ODI) match in the India – West Indies series coming up later in the year.
The West India team tour, scheduled for October – November, will play 5 ODIs, said Mohit Sood, press secretary Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association, the organizations that manage the Dharamshala Cricket Stadium.
Set against the majestic Dhauladhar Ranges, the stadium will be holding its second ODI, the first being a match between India and England held on 27 January, 2013.
“Hosting another ODI in a short span is a big achievement for us,” said Sood.
Other ODIs of the series are scheduled to be played at Kolkata, Vishakhapatnam, Cuttack and Kochi. Besides the two teams are to play three test matches at Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad and one T20 International March at Delhi.
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Board of Cricket Control of India while has announced the schedule of holding the up coming India-West Indies cricket series.
Dharamsala will be hosting the 5th ODI on 20th October, 2014.