Prateek Chauhan. Raipur. There is a good news for Raipurians. The news is that now he will get to see another international match in the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium of his city. This has become possible due to the meaningful initiative of BCCI Vice President Rajeev Shukla and BCCI has also given official confirmation regarding the IND-AUS T20 match being held here. Let us tell you that this T20 match will be played between India and Australia on 1 December. This match was earlier going to be held in Nagpur. Chhattisgarh State Cricket Association Secretary Mukul Tiwari said that the match to be held in Nagpur on December 1 will now be played at Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh Stadium in Raipur. We have started preparations regarding this.
A match of the same series which was to be played in Hyderabad will now be played in Bengaluru, this has also been officially confirmed. This series will take place in India between 23 November and 3 December. Talking about international matches, before this India-New Zealand T-20 match has been played in this ground.
The fifth T20 match will be held in Bengaluru
The fifth and final T20 match between India and Australia was to be played in Hyderabad. However, an official of the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) has confirmed that the Telangana government is not able to provide security for the match on that day due to the counting of assembly elections. After which this match will be held in Bengaluru. Let us tell you that Cuttack was also in contention for this match, but Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) could be the preferred option.
The third largest cricket stadium in India is (Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium).
Nava Raipur International Cricket Stadium is the third largest cricket stadium in India after Narendra Modi Stadium, Gujarat (1.10 lakh) and Eden Garden, Kolkata (68 thousand). It is considered one of the most beautiful cricket stadiums in India, with state-of-the-art facilities available for players and fans. This stadium has a seating capacity of 65,000 spectators.
Many big matches have been played in the stadium
In 2013, two IPL matches were played at Shaheed Veernarayan Singh Ground in Raipur. Apart from this, IPL matches were played here for the second time in 2015 and domestic Ranji Trophy matches in 2016. Apart from this, Mushtaq Ali T-20 and T-20 Challenger Trophy matches have also been played.