BIPIN DANI MUMBAI - VMS consultants, the Ahmedabad company, providing services for the renovation of the Eden Gardens in Kolkata has refused to take blame for the delay of work. "We provide consulting services in the areas of structural and civil engineering, master planning and design of the part of the renovation project for the Eden Gardens and were co-ordinating the project time to time," Hiren Shah, one of the seven key officials of the company said from Ahemdabad. "We are in this profession for over 40 years. We have been providing services to the Eden Gardens since 1987. The original Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad was also designed by us. Apart from these two Stadiums, we have to our credit of designing few sports complexes," he further added. Renovation has been undertaken to meet the standards set by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the 2011 World Cup. The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) retained the team of Burt Hill and VMS to renovate the Eden Garden Cricket Stadium. The renovation work includes a new clubhouse and players' facilities, upgrading the exterior wall to give the stadium a new look, cladding the existing roof structure with a new metal skin, new/upgraded patron amenities and signage, and general infrastructure improvements. The main construction work is being done by the renowned company-Shapoorji Pallonji. To relocate India vs England match was recommended by Professor Ratnakar Shetty, Campbell Jamieson, Chris Tetley and Professor Eugene van Vuuren. However, the venue consultant, Eugene van Vuuren was more unhappy with the progress of the work, it is learnt. The services of Eugene van Vuuren, who runs a consulting firm - Technoburo - in Pretoria, South Africa have been hired by the ICC.