Mohali Cricket stadium which is also known as IS Bindra Stadium, is located in Mohali, near Chandigarh. The stadium is home ground of Punjab cricket team and Kings XI Punjab (IPL Team). This stadium is also one of its kind in usage of flood lights, which are rather unconventional. It has 16 flood lights which are low in height so as to ensure smooth flights operation , as Chandigarh Airport is quite near to the cricket ground. The stadium has capacity to accommodate 26,950 spectators.
The stadium is owned by Punjab Cricket Association, hence it is also known as PCA Mohali Stadium. The stadium was built and inaugurated in 1993. Match between SA and India was played on its inauguration day (22 Nov 1993). 3rd One day international match of 5 ODI match series between India and New Zealand will be played here on 23 October 2016. Also, third test match of England tour of India will be played in the Mohali cricket stadium during 26-30 November 2016. The outfield and pitch of the stadium is green and it supports pace bowlers as it keeps the ball new and shiny for long time. It hosts most of the IPL matches of Kings XI Punjab Team.
After collecting Entry passes from box office, check the gate number and stand number printed on it. Do not carry any items other than Mobile phone and wallet. Items restricted in PCA Mohali stadium are: Coins, Plastic carry bags, Helmets, inflammable items, earphones, power band and cords, Data cables, cameras, binoculars, etc. The restriction doesn’t imply on baby food items and diapers.
Avoid taking your personal vehicles to stadium as it can be a tough task to find a suitable parking place near the Mohali stadium. Parking is available but it can be really tedious in the busy match day to fight the traffic which will might keep you stuck in the jam. Public transport is recommended.
Ticket Booking Procedure
Booking Procedure for India England 3rd Test Match
The 3rd Test Match between India and England is scheduled to play in PCA Stadium, Mohali form 26, November 2016 to 30 November 2016. Booking of the India England 3rd Test match has been started through bookmyshow.com in online mode. Visitors can book the tickets by visiting in.bookmyshow.com/sports/cricket/england-tour-of-india/3rd-test-match/. The ticket prices are starting from 600 and goes up to 3000 as per the website. These are the season tickets, season tickets are valid for all days of match (5 days). The original entry pass can be received from by office counter by showing an E mail receipt.
For IPL Match
Ticket booking procedure is very simple and tickets can be booked online. You have to visit bookmyshow, Kyazoonga or ticketgenie where you can book cricket matches and IPL matches tickets online. You can choose you favorite stand from the various available stands. The Ticket price starts from 600 onward and maximum ticket price is 6500. VIP passes will not be available for sale. The entry pass can be collected from box office, once the tickets are booked successfully. The box office timings is 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM, and the box office pickup address is: KXIP Box Office, Booth 9 & 10, Phase 9, Near Hotel Towns Pride, Mohali. Please don’t forget to bring the card used for the transaction along with the ticket printout while collecting the tickets.
The entry gates of the Mohali cricket stadium mostly opens three hours prior to the match.
Mohali Cricket Stadium Map
Mohali Stadium Facilities
The facility has all the basic amenities and those are well maintained. It has plenty of washrooms which are in fine condition. The food served in the restaurant is of good quality. Apart from the normal stands, the stadium also posses Owner’s pavilion terrace, VIP block, AC lounge, Corporate Box. In these pavilions, luxury facilities are available like Buffet setup with beer and soft drink. Parking facility is available in the stadium.
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Mohali Stadium Seating Plan
The stadium sitting map is shown below. It can help you while booking the tickets and finding the seats easily. It also shows various gates with gate numbers. This stadium layout also depicts the nearby roads. Seating arrangement is clearly illustrated on the stadium map.
IPL9 Match Schedule at Mohali
|Date and Day||Team||Team||Time|
|Monday 11th April 2016||Kings XI Punjab||Gujarat Lions||8:00pm IST (2:30pm GMT)|
|Sunday 17th April 2016||Kings XI Punjab||Rising Pune Supergiants||4:00pm IST (10:30am GMT)|
|Tuesday 19th April 2016||Kings XI Punjab||Kolkata Knight Riders||8:00pm IST (2:30pm GMT)|
|Monday 25th April 2016||Kings XI Punjab||Mumbai Indians||8:00pm IST (2:30pm GMT)|
Mohali Cricket Stadium Review
This stadium has all the basic facilities. It is good stadium as it is well maintained and you wont have any complaints regarding basic amenities. The seating capacity is relatively low so you can have a closer view of the match. The parking facility is also good but it is always recommended to use public transport as the roads around it faces heavy traffic jams at during the matches. The stadium is one of its kind and provides a magnificient environment. The crown is very electrifying and the real heat of matches can be experienced here. Please share your experience and drop your comments in the box below, it will help our users.
Official website of PCA Mohali is http://www.cricketpunjab.in/ and contact number is +91-172-2232300/01/02.