Barabati Stadium to Host T20I Instead of ODI for India-West Indies Series

Barabati Stadium in Cuttack has in the past hosted Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 matches but it will be for the first time that the venue will host an T20 International.

updated: September 29, 2014 18:00 IST
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A file photo of the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack.

Cuttack: The Barabati Stadium will host the one off Twenty20 International between India and West Indies on October 22 instead of the scheduled third ODI on October 14, Orissa Cricket Association said.

The Board has confirmed that the T20 which was originally scheduled in New Delhi will be held in Cuttack instead of the ODI due to unavailability of hotel rooms during the period, OCA secretary Asirbad Behera said.

"An all-India doctors' conference is scheduled in the state capital Bhubaneswar from October 13 and hence all the rooms were booked. Although the team hotel was booked, we needed an additional 250 rooms to accomodate other officials and TV crew. The Board has confirmed the change and they will soon issue a release," Behera said.

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