Tag: India

Third spiffy cricket venue in Indian State UP

India new Varanasi stadium moves forward

A Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) team comprising its Vice-President Rajiv Shukla and Secretary Jai Shah recently visited the Ganjari area in Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh, India), the site earmarked for the new Rs 300 crore state-of-the-art cricket stadium. ‘The Times of India’ stated... » Read more

Women’s Premier League in Mumbai in March

Womens cricket premier league matches to be played in Mumbai

The much-awaited inaugural season of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) will be played from March 4th-26th in Mumbai in the State of Maharashtra in India. ‘Hindustan Times’ stated that the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai and the DY Patil Sports Stadium in Navi Mumbai will host all the matches with... » Read more

BCCI Guinness Book of World Records feat

Highest attendance during T20 cricket in India

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced recently that they had entered into the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest attendance during a T20 match. A feat they achieved during the final of the 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL) final at the Narendra Modi Stadium in... » Read more

MotoGP set to advent in India by 2023

MotoGP to install race in India

Sports company Dorna (Spain) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to bring MotoGP to India for a seven-year period, with the first race expected to take place as early as 2023. ‘motorsport.com’ stated that the announcement was made by Dorna chief Carmelo Ezpeleta and Sporting Director... » Read more

Populous-designed India venue attendance feat

New attendance record in India

The world’s largest cricket stadium, the Narendra Modi Stadium in India, has set a new world record attendance for a limited-overs cricket match with 104,859 fans attending the 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL) Final. ‘Populous’ stated that held on May 29th in Ahmedabad, in the State of... » Read more

Fans in selected stands for I-League fixtures

Fans allowed back to visit I-League matches

In view of the health parameters set by the Government of West Bengal (India) in accordance with the Ministry of Health, fans will be allowed in selected stands and sections in stadiums for the I-League 2021-2022 from the second round which kicks off from April 22nd onwards. ‘The Print’ stated... » Read more

IPL pie gets bigger with two new teams

IPL 2022 will be played in Mumbai and Pune

The Indian Premier League (IPL) will begin on March 26th and will be played in Mumbai and Pune in Maharashtra (India). ‘The Indian Express’ stated that the IPL will be a 10-team affair this season after the Indian Board added two new teams: Ahmedabad’s Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super... » Read more