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The Promoters of The Pavilion are cricketers who have played at very high levels and have a deep understanding of the game of cricket and its requirements. They have worked very hard to build their reputation as quality product dealers with the widest possible selection at very competitive prices. Customers – be they the budget conscious the over zealous parent buying a kit for his budding sportsman son – The Pavilion certainly has something that caters to them all.

In the last 24 years of service and experience, it has been their constant endeavour to provide valued customers with latest of equipment in cricket and other games. The Pavilion is not just known for its products, variety and competitive prices but also for friendly and efficient pre and after sales service and prompt deliveries.

Located near the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, this fully air-conditioned store is professionally managed. Clients include groups like SPIC, TI Cycles, HCL, MRF, Wipro, Infosys, SSI; banks like the Indian Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, State Bank, Union Bank, ANZ Grindlays, ABN Amro Bank, Indus Ind Bank, Hongkong Bank; Institution such as Loyola College, Pachaippas College, AM Jain College, IIT, REC, and the Kendriya Vidhyalayas. They are patronised by international stars like Ramanathan Krish, Krish Srikanth, Ramesh Krishnan WV Raman, Robin singh, and Sadagopan Ramesh.

Visitors to the showroom include the likes of Sir Gary Sobers, Sir Richards Hadlee, Denjjs Lillee, and Sunil Gavaskar, and they have had the opportunity to serve Ian Bishop, Nathan Astle, Chris Cairns, Ricky Ponting, Gillespie, Kulesner and Indian stars Saurav Ganguly, J Srinath, Venkatesh Prasad, Venkatapathy Raju, Rahul Dravid.

Owners of The Pavilion recall an incident in 1997, May 21 to be precise, when Rameez Raja, Shahid Afridi, Azhar Mehmood and Md Wasim Walked in, bough cricket equipment barely a few hours before the start of the match against India on that day (in fact, the 194 runs scored by Saeed Anwar, a world record, was made from the bat taken by Rameez Raja from the show room).

In the cricket section, you will find popular brands such as SG, SS, RNS Larsons, BDM, BAS Vampire, MRF, Reebok, and Vector, manufacturers of the world’s best cricket equipment. You can choose from over 200 varieties of bats as well as batting gloves, legguards, wicket keeping gloves, thigh pads, helmets, cricket balls and more.

Apart from cricket, there are sections on football, volleyball, basketballs, tennis, squash and indoor games table tennis, carrom and chess.

There is also a sports-wear section that stocks trousers, shirts, swimsuits, track suits, shorts, polo-shirts, tennis and other printed cotton shirts, tights, swimming costumes sporting brand names like Sportiff, Legend, Cynosure, Supremo, Athlete, and Enkay.

And finally, there is a section for health and fitness equipment where you will find different exercise cycles, treadmills (motorised as well manual) etc. They have also supplied equipment to Australia, USA, Canada, Sharjah, Dubai, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and Singapore.

Pavilion can be contacted at 5832975