08 February 201119:49

ICC encouraged by pace of work at Eden Gardens

The ICC today announced that it was encouraged by the progress made towards completing the necessary construction work at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

ICC encouraged by pace of work at Eden Gardens - Cricket News

Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

The ICC today announced that it was encouraged by the progress made towards completing the necessary construction work at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

The three-person ICC inspection team, which visited the ground on Monday, still believes that the outstanding work can be completed in time to host the three ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 matches, scheduled for Eden Gardens on 15, 18 and 20 March.

Following the inspection, ICC Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat said: “We are pleased with the progress made since January 25 and if that pace of work is maintained, we believe that the stadium will be ready for the games scheduled in March."