With the Tigers already in the city and Canada due to acreage this morning, the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong is accessible to accord Bangladesh’s World Cup mission a kick-start with the aboriginal official countdown bold on February 12.
A quick attending into the arena on Thursday dispelled abundant of the apropos that had already fabricated the area an embarrassment for Bangladesh.
An abundant blooming outfield gave hopes of aerial scoring matches here, article which was absurd alike a ages ago.
During the aftermost one-day all-embracing bout played actuality amid Bangladesh and Zimbabwe Tamim Iqbal had to go for sixes than demography singles alone because it was boxy for him to booty any run hitting through the ground.
It larboard abounding apprehensive what would appear during the World Cup with the apathetic outfield and dry grass.
The organizers took the advice of the bounded golf club agents who with their distinctively advised apparatus fabricated the grass thinner authoritative the outfield faster. They buried some new grass and acclimated altered accessories to accord it a beginning look.
Sirajuddin Alamgir, the area in-charge, heaved a blow of abatement as the accession of chairs at the arcade has additionally been completed.
Chittagong was afresh cited as an archetype by the Indians afterwards the ICC denied the Kolkata Eden Gardens the hosting rights of the India-England match, but it is now bright that there should not be any abashing about the Bangladesh-England bout here.
By the time England will access actuality for their aboriginal World Cup bout on March 11, aggregate will be absolutely ready, hoped Alamgir, additionally a administrator of the Bangladesh Cricket Board.
‘We accept some works still left. But it is no best a anguish for us. I am abiding aggregate will be accessible afore the World Cup assuredly comes here,’ he said.
‘The Chittagong City Corporation is additionally alive carefully with us to accord the city a facelift. I am abiding you will see a altered city during the World Cup time,’ Alamgir added.