Breaking records and Cricket goes hand in hand.Indians have a reason to feel proud when it comes to cricket, not only for have such a fabulous cricket team but also India having world’s highest Cricket, making its place in the Guinness Book of World Records.
The Chail cricket stadium Of Himachal Pradesh is the highest cricket ground in the world
Chail is a hill station, 49 km from Shimla in Himachal Pradesh. The Chail Palace is well known for its architecture. The Chail cricket ground was built in 1893 by Maharaja of Patiala Bhupinder Singh The ground was built after leveling a hilltop and i is surrounded with tall huge pine and deodar trees that give it an authentic and beautiful look. The cricket pitch is 2444 meters above sea level. Chail is also considered as the hiker’s paradise. The area is away from the bustling life of the state capital Shimla.
After accession to the Indian Union, Maharaja of Patiala donated most of his buildings to Chail Military School and Government of India. The cricket ground is used as the school playground by Chail Military School. During school vacations it is also used as polo ground. There is a well maintained Basket Ball court and the same cricket ground is used for playing football as the ground also has goal posts. In one corner of the ground there is a historic tree on which the Miltary School has constructed a beautiful tree house.
To reach the place, tourists can reach the place by airways, by railways or by roadways. It is picturesque hill station with a highest cricket ground.