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Mega screen to be displayed at Keenan

Written by: Staff

Jamshedpur, Apr 6 (UNI) For the first time the spectators of Keenan, the venue of the sixth one day international match between India and England on April 12, will enjoy the match on two giant LCD screens, said Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) President Amitabh Chowdhary.

Mr Chowdhury said the twin screens with dimensions of 24x20 feet, would be set up by the Bangalore and Chennai based companies, on the either side of the ground.

He said the preparation of pitch and other facilities were almost complete. The JSCA was adopting the Australian pitch rolling method 'Hessain cloth' to avoid threat of early pitch crumbling and to make a batting-friendly pitch with true bounce, Mr Chowdhary said.

The stadium has a capacity of 21,000 spectators and tickets would be sold on April 8 and 9.

The JSCA has also decided to welcome the players of both the teams with traditional tribal dance ''Rinjha'' after their arrival at the Sonari aerodrome here on April 10 morning.

''We wanted to portray the essence of Jharkhand and so chose a traditional dance form'' said Mr Chowdhary.

He said the district authorities has also made a fool-proof security arrangements for the players and the security had also been beefed up in and around the stadium.

Meanwhile, the postal department here has decided to release special envelope to mark the sixth ODI at Keenan.


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