IPL: Sourav Ganguly lauds new-look Sharjah Cricket Stadium | Cricket Information

SHARJAH (UAE): BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Sunday visited the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, one of many three venues for this yr’s IPL, and lauded the bottom for its new feel and look.
The IPL 2020, shifted out of India to the UAE as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, can be performed in three cities — Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.
In line with a media launch issued right here on Monday, Ganguly additionally stated that younger gamers are eagerly trying ahead to taking part in on this hallowed cricket floor the place greats like Sunil Gavaskar and Sachin Tendulkar wrote historical past.

The Sharjah stadium had not too long ago undergone main refurbishment, together with organising of recent canopies, an upgraded royal suite, commentary field and VIP Hospitality containers in whole compliance with COVID-related protocols.

Ganguly was accompanied by IPL chairman Brijesh Patel, former IPL chief Rajeev Shukla, and IPL COO Hemang Amin.
Different officers who had been current included BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal, BCCI joint secretary Jayesh George and Mubashir Usmani, GM of Emirates Cricket Board (ECB).
Sharjah is ready to host 12 IPL video games.

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