EXCLUSIVE: What’s in store for India, England at Dharamshala
Jan 25, 2013, 00:46 AM IST
Dharamshala:After registering an emphatic win at Mohali to clinch the five-match ODI series against England, Team India will arrive at Dharamshala on Thursday for their fifth ODI in Himachal Pradesh. The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association(HPCA) has made prior security arrangements including the decked-up luxury resort, The Pavilion, in the middle of the mountain region.
Team India alongside the England squad will be ferried to the Kangra airport through a special plane from Mohali today. The two teams will, thereon, board special vehicles from Kangra airport under the supervision of security personnel. The special vehicles will ferry the teams to Dharamshala at their exotic luxury resort.
The HPCA has made special arrangements for the stay of players and match officials at their most ambitious project - exotic residential resort “The Pavilion” at Dharamshala. The resort would extend best of facilities for players and officials.
India will clash with England for the fifth and final ODI in the series on January 27.
Here’s a look at what awaits for Team India and England at Dharamshala:
The Pavilion is the only luxury resort in the region that meets all international standards.
The exotic luxury resort is comprised of 80 rooms with international facilities.
The players can also make use of the spa to revive themselves after the match.
The Pavilion also offers many recreational facilities to the guests.
It spreads across 7 acres of landscape with the backdrop of the snow-clad Dauladhar mountain ranges.
The Pavilion is Dharamshala’s first eco-friendly construction and has the government by its side to make Himachal Pradesh an ecological and low/zero carbon emission state.
The HPCA has also roped in the Radisson Hotel to comfort the players and match officials for the food and hospitality department. The staff of Radisson Hotel will also cater to the players at the exotic luxury resort – The Pavilion.
According to the official reports, the weather is likely to be clear with partial sun available from January 24-26. Few cloud formations have also been predicted on January 27 with maximum temperature likely to be 7 degrees and minimum being 1 degree Celsius.