Big Bash League cricket could be the first national level event played at the redeveloped Lavington Sports Ground which is less than two months from being completed.
Cricket Albury-Wodonga chairman Michael Erdeljac confirmed the venue undergoing a $19.6 million makeover had been put forward for both men's and women's Twenty20 domestic competitions this summer.
The release of the 2020-21 fixture is due out this month with the Lavington venue strategically placed to capitalise on any Victorian venues which could be ruled out due to the worsening coronavirus situation in Melbourne.
Cricket Australia and Cricket NSW representatives are due to inspect the facility this month.
Asked whether BBL matches could be played at Lavington this summer, Mr Ederljac said: "Absolutely.
"That is the plan."
Mr Erdeljac confirmed the wicket area on the main ground at Lavington was also being upgraded in preparation for wooing BBL action.
"We have done a fair bit of work on this," he said.
"We have the advantage of holding BBL games here in the past by working closely with Albury Council.
"In NSW we could be playing cricket this Saturday."
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Albury mayor Kevin Mack was tight-lipped on what events were being sought for the venue post a trouble-plagued redevelopment, particularly in its early stages.
"We're looking forward to progressing opportunities for some exciting events at the redeveloped ground," he said.
"But nothing can be confirmed at this stage due to COVID-19.
"The grandstand upgrade and extension is steadily developing and is expected to be completed in August.
"The Pearsall Street car park is now completed and work will start in the next two weeks on the Centaur Road car park."
Although the August completion date has always been in place, head contractor Hansen Yuncken has been able to carry out works without regular weekend sporting activity due to the Ovens and Murray Football-Netball League season being cancelled due to coronavirus.
"Council and contractors made provisions for sporting activity to take place on the main ground with some restrictions in place due to the construction," Cr Mack said.
"However, the COVID-19 situation has led to a less interrupted construction program over recent months."
BBL warm-up matches have been previously played at Lavington.
Lavington hosted an A-League soccer match for points before the upgrade.