Australia vs Pakistan: Fancy a Dip? Pool Planned For Gabba Test

Updated: 26 October 2016 15:50 IST

Cricket Australia said having a pool in the stands would be "a unique at-match experience" during the day-night game between Australia and Pakistan at the Gabba ground from December 15

Australia vs Pakistan: Fancy a Dip? Pool Planned For Gabba Test
Draw among ticket-holders for Australia vs Pakistan will decide who gets to relax by the pool at Gabba. © Cricket Australia

Sydney:

Punters watching Australia play Pakistan at the Brisbane Test in December will enjoy a novel way to escape the heat by having a dip in a pool in the stands.

Cricket Australia said it would be "a unique at-match experience" during the day-night game at the Gabba ground from December 15.

"Featuring a pool and two large tiered decks with seating, tables and shade, the Pool Deck at the Gabba will give fans the chance to take a dip, escape the heat, and relax in comfort while still enjoying world class Test cricket action," it said.

The pool will add attraction to the Pakistan-Australia Gabba Test
Photo Credit: Cricket Australia

A draw among ticket-holders will determine who gets to relax by the pool, with cricket chiefs encouraging fans to turn up in their swimming costumes.

Australia will also face Pakistan in Sydney and Melbourne Tests but first they host South Africa in a three-Test series.

Highlights
  • Gabba Test to feature a pool in the stands for fans
  • Australia face Pakistan in day-night Test at Gabba in December
  • A draw among ticket-holders will decide who gets to relax by the pool
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