IPL 2017 Venues: Punjab Cricket Association stadium, Mohali

first_imgThe Punjab Cricket Association stadium, also known as the Mohalistadium, is the home of IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab. Established in1993, the construction of the stadium took around Rs 25 crore and 3years to complete.With a capacity of 28,000 spectators, theground boasts of unconventional lights compared to other cricketstadiums. The light pillars have been emplaced comparatively lower inheight to avoid aircraft from the nearby airport colliding with thelight pillars.The stadium is the 19th and a relatively new Testcricket venue in India. The pitch has a reputation for being lively andsupporting pace bowlers, however in recent days it has slowed down andassists spin bowling as well. It was inaugurated with a One DayInternational match between India and South Africa during the Hero Cupon 22 November 1993.last_img read more