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New NCA in next two years: BCCI acting president

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

acting president CK Khanna today said a brand new National Cricket Academy will be ready in in the next two years after the Board settled a long-standing dispute to acquire land for the facility.

"Congratulations to and for resolving this long-standing issue. Special thanks to Amitabh Choudhary for making extra effort," Khanna said in a statement.

"will finally own its first physical property. We plan to have more of our own in future. The proposed NCA project at Aerospace, Devanahalli in is likely to be completed within next two years.

"BCCI plans to make it a world class facility. The construction will start once the Board is allotted a further 25 acres of land," he added.

The BCCI yesterday completed the paperwork for the land from the state

The registration papers were signed by the BCCI secretary Amitabh Choudhary, who was accompanied by General Manager Dr MV Sridhar and State Cricket Association President Sanjay Desai.

The deal, which was first worked out in 2013, got stuck after the High Court declared it illegal.

The NCA is currently located in the M Chinnaswamy Stadium.

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First Published: Fri, May 19 2017. 17:28 IST