Odisha Sun Times Sports Bureau
Bhubaneswar, May 9:
Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) has announced a cash award of Rs 2 lakhs to all the ground staffs of the Barabati Stadium for their effort for making excellent sporting pitch for the match played between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings in the 7th Indian Premiere League (IPL) tournament on Wednesday.
“OCA expresses its heartiest congratulation to chief curator Pankaj Pattnaik, curator Sutu Ghosh, groundsman Sarat Chandra Sahoo, Hrushikesh Singh, Murali Patra and all other ground staff for their perfection so far as the ground preparation was concerned”, said its secretary Asirbad Behera in a release.
“I am hopeful that the pitch will behave in the same away for the match to be played on May 11 between Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders”, he said while thanking all the spectators of the high scoring IPL match between King-XI and Chennai Super Kings on Wednesday.