Sourav Ganguly has supposedly intends to invite architects of the National Cricket Academy, Australia. Photo Courtesy: CricketCountry
Sourav Ganguly has supposedly intends to invite architects of the National Cricket Academy, Australia. Photo Courtesy: CricketCountry

Sourav Ganguly and the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) are mulling over the construction of a new international stadium in the outskirts of Kolkata. It is believed that CAB have already acquired 10 acres of land for this very purpose. Ganguly, however, remains tight-lipped about this issue when he was questioned during a recent Indian Premier League (IPL) game at the Eden Gardens. As per reports, CAB plans to construct a cricket stadium along with a modern residential cricket school. Ganguly has also supposedly intends to invite architects of the National Cricket Academy, Australia. Along with this ground, CAB also plans to build two other international grounds in accordance with international standards. READ: Sourav Ganguly A prince in exile

We need good grounds. Even if we ask for staging Ranji Trophy matches then we have only Kalyani stadium except for Eden Gardens, said Ganguly. Ganguly has apparently set up modern indoor training centre at the Jadavpur University, where domestic matches have been played in the past. According to a source, CAB plans on taking the ground at Jadavpur University on lease for 25 years. We are going to get Jadavpur University ground on a lease of around 25 years. Once the approval letter from Jadavpur University comes, construction work of stadium and a modern indoor training centre will start, A CAB source said, according to OneIndia. READ: ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Sourav Ganguly, Ricky Ponting among list of commentators

Jadavpur University grounds have hosted many national level matches, but it does not have the right infrastructure when it comes to the junior level. During his tenure as CAB President, Ganguly has already installed a bell at Eden Gardens to imitate the five-minute bell at Lord s.