Tag: cricket


COVID-stumped ‘The Hundred’ venues reduced

Women cricket The Hundred tournament venue update

The coronavirus pandemic, on a sports battering spree, has this time round knocked out 12 out of the 20 stadia which had been locked in for The Hundred Women’s Cricket fixture rescheduled for 2021. As a result, the women’s competition in its maiden edition of The Hundred next year will be... » Read more


Australia get act together for Big Bash event

Australia Big Bash Cricket League

The Gabba and Adelaide Oval (both in Australia) are among the venues in four States that have been lined up to host the opening matches during the forthcoming KFC Big Bash League. The Big Bash League is an Australian professional franchise Twenty20 cricket league, which was established in 2011 by... » Read more


Sports venues world over pitch in to combat coronavirus

Stadiums used as hospitals combat coronavirus

The dreaded novel coronavirus is tightening its noose leaving 9, 81,258 people infected across the world and over 50,253 people have lost their lives so far globally. This is the second part of the series – ‘Stadium turning into hospitals to tackle COVID-19’. ‘The Coliseum’ carried out... » Read more


World’s largest cricket stadium taking shape in India

India Motera Cricket Stadium

India is building the world’s largest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad, the main city in the western state of Gujarat. Popularly known as Motera Stadium, the Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium is being revamped to eventually have a seating capacity of 110,000, nearly 10,000 more than Australia’s iconic... » Read more


MCC announces £50m redevelopment of Lord’s

Lord’s Cricket Ground

The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) announced its plans for a massive £50 million facelift of Lord’s Cricket Ground, unveiling venue designs for its new Compton and Edrich stands. This is part of MCC’s plans to redevelop the iconic cricket ground completely by 2032. According to a statement... » Read more


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