First Internation Cricket Stadium in Himachal Hosting Two IPL Matches

Dharamshala Cricket Ground

Dharamshala Cricket Ground

Yes it’s a six, Hurray! Go India Go….. Since my childhood, I’ve seen my father and younger sibling chanting this mantra each time we watched the match. As a native of Himachal we could never think of visiting a real cricket stadium the problem being we didn’t had one in Himachal. Metropolitan cites fall far away and the idea to visit was not feasible. Recently we were informed that winter capital of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala is the venue for two matches hosted by Indian Premier League (IPL). A dream comes true for my family, most forth looking is my father who is a great cricket buff. An international stadium does brighten prospects of cricket in Himachal. Here we have great potential player, but due to lack of facility their future was in vain. As for now new prospects are visible.



The third season of IPL is on the role, new players and venue are put to test. Two matches of Kings XI Punjab will be held at Dharamshala Cricket Stadium on 14/04/10 and 16/04/10 consecutively. Preity Zinta is the co-promoter and chairperson of the board of directors at Kings XI Punjab. A venue such as Dharamshala is an ideal spot for the cricket and nature lovers. Dharamshala is the home to Nobles Laureate, his holiness the ‘Dalai Lama’. The cricket ground has seating capacity of 18,500 visitors. It has separate boxes for corporate and media.

Dharamshala is nested high in the pristine ranges of the mighty Himalayas. Tibetan monasteries, snowy peaks of Dhauladhar, Triund



located in the foothills of Dhauladhar are some of must visit destinations of Dharamshala. This beautiful valley has plenty of peace and pleasure to offer. Visiting monasteries of this destination provides a heavenly touch. Mcleodganj the abode of His holiness is crowded all year round. Another famous destination is Tawani famous for its hot water springs. One can experience calmness and serenity at Dharamshala in the Kangra valley of Himachal Pradesh. The region near Dal Lake is an unusual heaven.

This “Little Lhasa” tranquil the travelers, the spinning prayer wheels and fluttering flags spread the message of peace and universal harmony. There are many hotels in Dharamshala that offer best facilities and make the stay of the guests very comfortable. Himachal Hotels has created an itinerary for all cricket lovers, who can enjoy the game as well as enjoy the captivating beauty of this picturesque hill stations. You are requested to go through the detailed information given below:



Cottages In dharamshala

Cottages In dharamshala

Come for a holiday trip to hill station Dharamshala in India and witness the much-awaited Indian Premier League (IPL) two cricket matches going to be organized on 16th and 18th of April in the year 2010 at HPCA Stadium in Dharamshala, Kangra. offers special IPL package for those who wants to catch the great opportunity to mix Cricket with Holiday and enjoy the scenic-beauty of Dharamshala.

Suggested itinerary:

14th April, 10: Delhi / Chandigarh – Dharamshala

15th April, 10: Visit McLeodganj

16th April, 10: IPL First Match of Dharamshala

17th April, 10: Visit Lower Dharamshala

18th April, 10: IPL Second Match of Dharamshala

To know more about the package visit:

Just mail us at: or

You can also call us at 91-177-2860601, 2661073 and 2002155

Mobile Number: 09318599232


14 thoughts on “First Internation Cricket Stadium in Himachal Hosting Two IPL Matches

  1. Just want to say what a great blog you got here!
    I’ve been around for quite a lot of time, but finally decided to show my appreciation of your work!

    Thumbs up, and keep it going!

  2. Pingback: 2010 in review « Himachaltravel Blog

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