Done deal: National Cricket Academy Has spread in Bangalore

A state-of-the-art National Cricket Academy, disperse above a parcel of property, will be a reality with the BCCI yesterday finishing the registration formalities here. People who use the NCA broadly – coaches, players and support staff – may have the additional bonus of not having to brave the Bangalore visitors, what with all all the Karnataka government-allotted property being in the vicinity of the airport.

Acting Hon Secretary of the BCCI Amitabh Choudhary, who had flown down to the registration of the property, was a delighted man. “All of you’re aware that for the past 12 years we had been waiting for another parcel of property to NCA and the BCCI had even paid Rs 50 crores for this reason way back in 2005. Unfortunately this had remained in a limbo and we started fresh efforts this past year,” he said.

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