Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday (November 16) inaugurated the Amingaon Cricket Ground of Assam Cricket Association (ACA) at Amingaon in North Guwahati.
CM Sarma also inaugurated a pavilion in the cricket ground.
The ground will host its first BCCI-approved domestic match between Meghalaya and Sikkim from November 17.
“I am confident this new facility will give a fillip to our budding cricketers, CM Sarma said in a tweet.
“I urged ACA to develop a state-of-the-art cricket academy to groom our upcoming cricketers,” he added.
The Chief Minister further said, “To provide best facilities to our sportspersons, we have already earmarked Rs 150 crore for building a new Sports Complex at Chandrapur.”
CM Sarma also said that 52 new stadiums are coming up across the state.