50,000-capacity stadium will hold both daytime and day-night matches

Hopkins Architects is set to design a 50,000-capacity cricket stadium in Kochi, in the southern Indian state of Kerala.

The international stadium will be built over 23 acres and will include a practice stadium, indoor practice area and international quality turf wickets. Facilities for conducting day and night matches and test matches will also be incorporated into the stadium.

The stadium is scheduled for completion in 2012. It will host the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) and Kochi Indian Premier League club matches.