Cricket enthusiasts in the city of Bondel have been demanding a stadium © Getty Images
Cricket enthusiasts in the city of Bondel have been demanding a stadium © Getty Images

Mangaluru: A proposal to construct a cricket stadium at Bondel near here would be submitted to government, former all-rounder and Karnataka State Cricket Association (KCSA) secretary Brijesh Patel has said.

He said it would take about two years to build a stadium of international standard that could accommodate 16,000 spectators.

Cricket enthusiasts in the city have been demanding a stadium, Patel told reporters here yesterday adding that a 10-acre government land at Bondel was suited for the purpose.

Patel inspected the land along with Deputy Commissioner A B Ibrahim and other officials. Ibrahim said the proposal would be placed before district in charge Minister B Ramanath Rai.