It’s a little trek getting to this place. The facility is located in an industrial area on the outskirts of Bengaluru, to be precise off Tumkur Road in Nelamangala taluk. If you quite manage the Bengaluru traffic alright, it shouldn’t take you more than an hour and 20 minutes to get there. And just as you enter the lane leading up to the ground, it’s hard to miss the aroma of freshly baked biscuits, coming out of the Unibic factory a few hundred metres away.
Chances are that you’ve probably never heard of Alur in North Bengaluru. But it houses a cricket facility developed by the Karnataka State Cricket Association. And though it is a work in progress, it is one of the best cricketing facilities in the country.
It’s not very often that you get to see and experience such sporting structures in India. Imagine walking past a gate bearing a half-rusty signboard that shouts out, “This property belongs to the Karnataka State Cricket Association”, and into a thirty-three acre facility that Read More »from A template for grassroot development