Asian cricket chiefs~~ meeting shifted to Delhi

Published: Monday, March 6, 2006, 23:53 [IST]
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Mohali:The meeting of the presidents of cricket boards of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, who are making a joint bid for the 2011 World Cup, has been shifted from the PCA Stadium here to Delhi on March 12.

The shifting of the venue was necessitated as Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sharad Pawar will be going abroad for a government assignment.

Confirming this here today, BCCI joint secretary MP Pandove said the cricket boards chiefs would meet in New Delhi to work out the modalities for making a joint bid to host the World Cup in 2011.

Mr Pandove, who is also secretary of the Punjab Cricket Association, said the BCCI president would witness the play on the first day of the second Test between India and England to be staged at the PCA Stadium from March 9 to 13.

Mr Pawar will also inaugurate the newly constructed indoor practice facilities at the PCA Stadium, which were created at a cost of Rs 43 lakh and will be useful during rainy season.

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