May 24, 2017 07:56 PM
Gumma Cricket Stadium in Shimla District

Chandigarh/Shimla (Face2Newsd-Sports)

The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) announced that the newly built Gumma Cricket Stadium in Shimla District would be inaugurated and dedicated to the people of the state on June 1, 2017 at !0 am.
Member Parliament and former Board of Control for Cricket in India president Anurag Thakur will inaugurated the facility in presence of president and members of the Shimla District Cricket Association and lot of prominent leaders and people of the area. .The ground at Gumma has been built at an altitude of 5500 ft above sea level around the areas famous for apple and vegetable cultivtion.

HPCA has been consistently working for creating world class infrastructure in our small hill state and this is a small step in that direction. HPCA has already built stadiums and infrastructure in other districts of the state. The association plans to build one world class stadium in each district . This facility dedicated to the upper Shimla area which has lot of hidden talent and potential. With this facility coming up in the hinterland of Shimla district the HPCA hopes that good talent will be scouted from the area and they will get an arena to showcase their talent in a world class infrastructure and would surely pave the way for them to get into the national team and don the official jersey .The HPCA facility at Gumma will have a pavillion, dressing rooms, practise area , 4 turf wickets, and an outfield where class 1 Bermuda grass has been specially planted to give the players an international playing experience . 

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