President Ram Nath Kovind, along with Home Minister Amit Shah, on February 24 will inaugurate Ahmedabad's Sardar Patel Motera Stadium - the world’s largest cricket stadium. Encasing 63 acres and with 1.10 lakh seating capacity, the Rs 800-crore stadium houses state-of-the-art amenities like 11 clay pitches of red and black soils, 360-degree podium concourse and 76 corporate boxes. The stadium will be holding the 3rd Test between India and… read-more
Courtesy: The Statesman
New Zealand cricket team has qualified for the finals of the inaugural ICC World Test Championship that is to be played at the Lord's cricket ground. The confirmation came after Australia aborted their tour of South Africa following the outbreak of new variant of COVID-19. While Australia has the least chance of qualifying, India and England will compete for the second spot of the finals in the upcoming Test series.
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BCCI has permitted Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) to conduct India's first international match since the pandemic with 50% crowd capacity. Reportedly, the TNCA would host the first two Tests between India and England scheduled for February 5 and 13 following all protocols laid down by the government. While the club members and media were allowed for the first Test, the approval would allow fans for the second test.
Courtesy: The New Indian Express