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Bangladesh's new stadium may give Eden Gardens competition

The hallowed Eden Gardens may be the largest cricket ground in the subcontinent but in two years' time, it may get competition from a stadium in neighbouring Bangladesh.

Apr 26, 2018, 17:49 PM IST

Sri Lanka Cricket to build international stadium in Jaffna

Sri Lanka Cricket is set to build an international cricket stadium in former LTTE hub, Jaffna and has already carried out a preliminary inspection of a site, SLC president Thilanga Sumathipala said.

Jan 29, 2018, 19:17 PM IST

Sunil Gavaskar Field: Indian legend inaugurates US cricket ground named after him

Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar inaugurated a cricket field in Louisville in the state of Kentucky in USA, thus making it the first international sporting facility named after an Indian sportsperson.

Oct 27, 2017, 00:18 AM IST

Cricket stadium in USA to be named after Sunil Gavaskar

Gavaskar, regarded as one of the greatest batsmen ever to have played cricket, said that grounds should preferably be named after sportspersons.

Sep 27, 2017, 17:18 PM IST

India starts building 'world`s biggest' Cricket stadium in Ahmedabad

The complex, to be built over the next two years, will also have three practice grounds and an indoor cricket academy.

Jan 17, 2017, 13:01 PM IST

After Feroz Shah Kotla, DDCA planning to build new cricket stadium near Dwarka: Report

The association officials are already said to be in talks with the ministry of urban development -headed by Venkaiah Naidu -over the process of identifying and acquiring 10 acres or so of land required.

May 18, 2016, 10:38 AM IST

Dirty bombs: How Lord's Cricket ground turned into virtual battleground

The famous stadium was one of the sites for secret practice drills in defusing 'dirty bombs' and other complex explosive devices.

Mar 06, 2016, 19:10 PM IST

Bangladesh throw 'bookies' out of premier league

At least four suspected bookmakers have been thrown out of cricket stadiums during the ongoing scandal-tainted Bangladesh Premier League, in efforts to ensure the tournament is graft free, an official said on Thursday.

Dec 03, 2015, 17:32 PM IST

All's well with the Eden Garden, says BCCI's grounds committee chairman

The Board's grounds and pitches committee chairman Daljit Singh, said there would be no issue with Eden Gardens hosting the World Twenty20 final scheduled to be held in April next year.

Oct 17, 2015, 20:57 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka: Sale of tickets begins for Hyderabad ODI

The Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) is making all arrangements for the ODI to be played here between India and Sri Lanka on November 9 and the sale of tickets has begun for the same.

Nov 05, 2014, 11:31 AM IST

Ode to Sachin: Durga Puja pandal turns into cricket stadium

Fans of Sachin Tendulkar have set up a Durga Puja pandal near here in the form of a cricket stadium graced by 10 idols of the 'God of Cricket'.

Oct 01, 2014, 12:45 PM IST

Indian government grants USD 1 million for Afghanistan stadium

The Indian government has given approval to a grant of USD 1 million for the construction of a cricket stadium in Afghanistan`s southern province of Kandahar, according to a report.

Aug 09, 2014, 19:02 PM IST

Cricket stadium in Baramulla in shambles due to lack of funds

The only cricket stadium in Jammu and Kashmir`s Baramulla District is in a state of disrepair for want of funds.

Nov 30, 2013, 17:24 PM IST

New cricket stadium to be opened in November

South India`s first high altitude cricket stadium built in Krishnagiri in the hilly Wayanad district by Kerala Cricket Association would be inaugurated by state Governor Nikhil Kumar on November 15.

Sep 27, 2013, 20:20 PM IST

Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla to build a cricket stadium

Shah Rukh, chirpy Juhi Chawla and her hubby Jai Mehta are all set to develop a cricket stadium in Porbandar, Gujarat. Apparently, the troika has zeroed in on Mahatma Gandhi`s birthplace because Jai`s family has roots there. Interestingly, the owners Kolkata Knight Riders plan to take over the Duleep cricket ground in Porbandar to build a stadium to be named after Jai’s grandfather - Nanji Kalidas Mehta in its place.

Apr 19, 2011, 18:33 PM IST

Himachal to get third cricket stadium

Himachal Pradesh will get its third cricket stadium by the end of next year, an official said Sunday.

Dec 05, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

International cricket stadium to come up at Bhopal

The Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association would provide funds for the construction of an international level stadium here.

Oct 30, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Bhopal to get cricket stadium of international standard

The Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association would provide funds for construction of an international standard stadium here.

Oct 30, 2010, 00:00 AM IST