New Delhi, Sports Desk. The second ODI match between India and New Zealand will be at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Raipur. With the start of the match, it will become India’s 50th stadium. The first international match will be in this stadium with a capacity of 49,000 spectators.
Please tell that it inaugurated in 2008. It is the third largest stadium in India and the fourth largest in the world. The stadium named after Veer Narayan Singh Binjhwar. A landowner from Sonakhan who led the 1857 war for India’s independence in Chhattisgarh.
Has Hosted IPL Matches
Raipur hosted two IPL matches in 2013 and 2015. In 2014 it represented 8 matches of CLT20. Many matches of the Legend Cricket League have been played here. However, Chhattisgarh will get another new identity by organizing the first international match.
Laser Show After the Match
Mukul Tiwari, secretary of the Chhattisgarh Cricket Association, told the Times of India, “Cricket is one of the biggest sporting events in our state. We will do a laser show after the match, which will showcase the culture of Chhattisgarh. We have invited presidents and secretaries of all associations in India to watch the match. Jay Shah (BCCI secretary) was also supposed to come here but he will not be able to come due to personal reasons.”
Please tell that India is ahead 1-0 in the three-match series. The first ODI was played in Hyderabad, in which India defeated New Zealand by 12 runs. In this match, Shubman Gill played an inning of 208 runs for India. At the same time, Siraj took 4 wickets and stopped New Zealand for 337 runs….