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  CRICKET: Venue

Klang Valley

The cricket competition will be played on several grounds located in the Klang Valley:

  • Kelab Aman, Ampang
  • Rubber Research Institute, Sungei Buloh
  • Tenaga Nasional Berhad Sports Ground, Kuala Lumpur
  • PKNS, Kelana Jaya (venue for Cricket Finals)
  • Royal Military College, Sungei Besi
  • Victoria Institution, Kuala Lumpur

Preparation work to upgrade all the grounds has been carried out. The competition will be played on turf wickets.

Cricket Finals will now be at PKNS Kelana Jaya

Kelab Aman, Ampang

Kelab Aman Set in serene surroundings 21 km away from the Games Village, this venue is recognized as a pleasant ground for international competitions. Work has been done to upgrade the drainage and irrigation, turf wickets and also to completely regrass the outfield. Extensive renovation work for larger and better changing rooms and facilities has also been undertaken. The venue is able to accommodate from 1,000 to 3,000 spectators.

Rubber Research Institute, Sungei Buloh

RRI

The Rubber Research Institute cricket ground, which is situated 41 km from the Games Village, was built in the late 70's. Its scenic surroundings have made this a favourite ground among many visiting teams.

A clubhouse with all the necessary facilities for the Games has also been built at a cost of RM2 million. A natural turf wicket block with four strips is in place and work has been done to level the inner circle and outfield. Up to 6,000 spectators can be accommodated at this venue.

Tenaga Nasional Berhad Sports Ground, Kuala Lumpur
Located 16 km from the Games Village, this venue has been used to host international cricket events such as the Super 8's and the International Cricket Competition Finals. Drainage and irrigation, and other facilities of the ground have been upgraded. Five turf strips have also been constructed with the assistance of the New Zealand Sports Turf Institute. The venue can accommodate at least 5,000 spectators.

PKNS, Kelana Jaya

PKNS

Situated 24 km from the Games Village, the cricket ground is part of a huge sports and recreational complex. Work on the four turf strips, re-grassing of inner circle, and drainage and irrigation works has been carried out at an estimated cost of RM800,000. This venue seats approximately 5,000 spectators.

Royal Military College, Sungei Besi

Royal Military College Situated 4 km from the Games Village, the ground is set in a corner of a complex that comprises training schools barracks, parade grounds and obstacle courses. Adjacent to the ground lies an Olympic-size swimming pool with excellent changing rooms and facilities. Drainage and irrigation, turf and wickets (three turf strips), and twin training nets have been upgraded. The venue can accommodate 4,000 spectators.

Victoria Institution, Kuala Lumpur

VI Victoria Institution is situated on Jalan Hang Tuah in Kuala Lumpur, 12 km from the Games Village. This vast ground features three turf strips and all the infrastructure of an international competition venue.



Training Venues:

Selangor Turf Club, Sungei Besi
A stone's throw from the Games Village, this vast state-of-the-art complex is home to the horse-racing fraternity. It can accommodate over 40,000 spectators. Work has been done on the three natural turf strips and the Bermuda Grass outfield.

The six competition grounds will also be utilized for training and warming matches upon arrival of the participating teams.



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