Bouncers for Gwalior ODI: The One Day International cricket is the main attraction of all the cricket fans in all over the globe. So, every body wants to view the match by sitting very close to their favorite players but few of the aliments are just entering the stadium to create non-sense and other unpleasant situations for the general public, which would certainly create hurdles in the smooth going of the match. For controlling such situations and harassments Gwalior Division Cricket Association had arranged 30 bouncers to keep the eye on the viewers or spectators of the match to be held on 24th of February at Captain Roop Singh Stadium, in Gwalior for the second One Day International Cricket. All these bouncers were hired from Delhi were very tall 6 feet and very strictly look after the security arrangements and keeping their eyes on every visitor to view the ODI at the stadium. As per the working president of GDCA Mr. Prashant Mehta and Secretary Mr. Ravi Patankar, they had made the solid arrangements of security for the safety of viewers as well as the Cricketers themselves. The second International Cricket Match was the main attraction at the Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh Govt. was worried about the mis-happenings during the match, which was the reason that with the consent of GDCA, they have arranged 30 bouncers at the cricket stadium.
Tight Security arrangements at Gwalior Stadium: The second one day international match was held at Captain Roop Singh Stadium, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, under the tight security arrangements on the prescribed and scheduled date i.e.24th of February 2010. Thirty bouncers with the height of 6 feet, very tall and stout, were hired by the cricket association who kept their hawk’s eye on the trouble-makers. Very tight security arrangements were made at the stadium with the seating capacity of 24,404 people. With such a huge crowd it is not easy to ensure such a secured arrangements, but GDCA has done it and ensured that only genuine spectators with their valid tickets bearing the signature of the Additional District Magistrate enter into the stadium. Similarly, the gallery of 1,250 people sitting capacity was arranged with the special seating arrangements for the VIPs and special mattress and cushion were arranged there for the comfort of the special guests’ spectators. The Roop Singh Stadium has already been arranged eleven one day international crickets and this time also the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association with the closed consent of GDCA has requested to organize the match over there. It was expected that the sale of the tickets for the One day cricket would certainly fetch a good amount approximately Rs.two Crore.
Captain Roop Singh Stadium : CRS Stadium is a cricket ground situated in Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh. The ground has hosted eleven one day matches which includes secod one day match against South Africa on 24th of February 2010. The stadium is well equipped with the lights and hosted day-night encounters as well. The very first match was played on this ground was between India and Westindies on 22nd January 1988. The one match of World cup cricket 1996 was also played in this stadium between India and westindies. Actually it was a hockey stadium or ground and named after the great Indian hockey Player Roop Singh. The last match played here was between India and Pakistan in 2007, where India won by 6 wickets and Sachin Tendulkar scored fabulous 97. The latest second one day match between India and south Africa has been played recently where India has won the match and scored 401 for 3 wickets.