Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Cricket Stadium or Barsapara Cricket Stadium is new International stadium built in Assam. It is situated in Guwahati, largest city of Assam. It is also named as ACA Stadium, wherein ACA stands for Assam Cricket Association. It was recently build to host international cricket matches in this north eastern state of India. BCCI wanted a good stadium in this region of country, and Barsapara Cricket Stadium came in at the right moment. After being approved as international matches, this cricket stadium will host its first international match this year.
Barsapara Cricket Stadium will host India Vs Australia T20 match later this year, as part of Australia tour of India 2017. Guwahati stadium was established in 2012 and has seating capacity of 60,000. It has hosted several Ranji Matches and interstate ODI matches.Barsapara Cricket Stadium Seating Layout is very spacious as it can accommodate around 60000 odd spectators. The ACA stadium can boast of having such high capacity.
India Australia T20 Match Ticket Price and Booking Process
Barsapara Cricket Stadium online ticket booking for India, Australia 2nd T20 will start from 2nd October 2017 through bookmyshow website and app. Spectators who want to catch live action of India, Australia T20 match can book Guwahati cricket stadium tickets online. Ticket rate for cricket match start from 1250 and goes up to 5000. Discounted ticket price for students are available at just 500 Rs. As per the sources, there is no offline sale of the tickets. Detailed ticket price list for India Australia T20 match is displayed below.
The Barsapara Cricket Stadium ticket prices include 28% GST. After online ticket booking, visitors need to collect the original tickets from the ACA stadium ticket counter along with the print out of online tickets. Online tickets are not allowed for entry inside the Barsapara Cricket Stadium. Online tickets must be exchanged with an original gate pass from Guwahati Barsapara Cricket Stadium ticket counter. A person can book up to 3 tickets. 4000 more tickets are also put on sale by stadium officials in online mode. Ticket booking for India Australia T20 has started in online mode, click here for bookings.
Barsapara International Stadium Upcoming Match Schedule
|Match Name||Format||Series Name|
|India vs Australia 2nd T20||T20||Match of India Australia Series (10 October 2017, Tuesday)|
BCCI made a recent announcement that Australia will be touring India, in the middle of September 2017. India Vs Australia T20 match will be played at Barsapara stadium. ACA stadium’s first International match will be between these two former world champions, no better teams could have played here for this stadium’s debut match.
The India Vs Australia series 2017 has 5 ODI matches, hosts of these matches will be MA Chidambaram Stadium Chennai, Chinnaswamy Stadium Bengaluru, Nagpur Cricket Stadium, Holkar Cricket Stadium Indore and Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium Kolkata. Apart from the ODI series, Australia will play three T20 as well. The India Vs Australia T20 series 2017 will be played in Barsapara stadium Guwahati, Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium Hyderabad and Ranchi Cricket Stadium.
Barsapara Stadium Ticket Booking Procedure
Barsapara stadium T20 tickets can be booked online as well as offline. The online websites like kyazoonga, bookmyshow and eventshow etc are generally the official tickets distributors. The mobile android applications are also launched by these websites and booking can be done by using them. The offline tickets are available at the Barsapara cricket stadium ticket counter. As it is first international match, we are also not sure about the offline mode, however we expect that ticket counter will also sell the tickets for India Vs Australia T20 match of 2017 series.
For online booking, visit the online ticket website and select the match, follow the instructions given there. Credit card, Debit card and internet banking can be used to book these tickets. Barsapara Cricket stadium seating map can be seen at the time of online ticket booking. Sometimes home delivery of tickets is also available, with few conditions. Once the booking is done, e-tickets are sent to the mail ID. These tickets should be changed for physical entry pass at the stadium box office. At the box office, one need to show card, through which payment is made. The same process should be followed for India Vs Australia T20 match of 2017, hosted here. Barsapara stadium ticket price is still not clear, as this detail generally comes out couples of week before the match. Ticket cost is disclosed when the ticket are made available. As per our expectation and trends ticket price might start from at least 500 to 750 Rs and goes up to 10000 or more, depends on the stands.
Assam’s Chief Minister Mr. Sarbananda Sonowal recently visited the Barsapara Cricket Stadium to check the preparation of the work for the stadium’s maiden international fixture. He spent a good amount of time in the stadium and checked the pitch, pavilion, dressing room, gallery, ground condition, media stand and commentary box. Cm was satisfied with the progress of the work for upcoming India Australia T20 fixture. As per sources 300 people are working very hard to make the stadium ready for the cricket match.
ACA Cricket Stadium Barsapara Guwahati Asaam Layout
The ACA Cricket Stadium is shown below. The diaspora stadium seating arrangement is clearly depicted on the map along with all the stands off Ground, 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor. All the 25 stadium entry gate is shown in the layout of the ACA cricket stadium. Nearby roads and Guwahati cricket stadium complex gates along with nearby roads are also depicted in this image. This map is displayed on book my show website. Pitch and all boxes can be spot in the image map.
Barsapara Stadium Map and How to Reach
Barsapara cricket stadium is located within the Guwahati city. It can be easily reached from the Guwahati Railway Station, Chhaygaon, as it is 6.5 Km away from stadium. However, if you are planning to reach here from Guwahati airport, it is a 1 hour drive. Distance of Guwahati Airport to Barsapara Stadium is more than 25 Km. Stadium is very well connected with the rest of the city.
Barsapara Cricket Stadium General Guidelines and Amenities
Barsapara cricket stadium is one of the modern cricket stadium of the country, being the newest one. The stadium is built while keeping all the important facilities in mind. It has ample amount of toilets and water drinking outlets. The food canteen is good enough, and seems like it can manage huge crowd. There might be certain restrictions for visitors, which should be kept in mind to have a pleasant experience of watching matches here. List of restricted items in Barsapara Stadium should go like; plastic bag and bottles are not allowed, no eatables and drinkables can be taken inside along with any item which can be thrown (coin, earphones, metal items), binoculars and video camera is also forbidden entry. Cricket stadiums in India are generally abide by these rules.
Few items which might be allowed, such as baby food and diapers etc. If any restricted item is checked while frisking at entry gate, it will be retained most probably. So it is advised to keep your pockets as light as possible while going to watch cricket match. Barsapara stadium parking facility is present and it is advised to reach there little early to avoid last moment rush.
The stadium is newest and hence all the infrastructure is in very good condition here. ACA has spend good amount of money to make it world class. Its media tribune has capacity of around 250, most in the country. Another quality of this stadium is Its state of the art broadcast centre. The stadium is said to have the most modern facilities, as compared to other stadium of India. Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Cricket Stadium is another Gem in the state of Assam, and it will shine in the years to come.