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 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, might be performed in three cities — Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.
In response to a media launch issued right here on Monday, Ganguly additionally mentioned that younger gamers are eagerly trying ahead to enjoying on this hallowed cricket floor the place greats like Sunil Gavaskar and Sachin Tendulkar wrote historical past.

The Sharjah stadium had just lately undergone main refurbishment, together with organising of latest canopies, an upgraded royal suite, commentary field and VIP Hospitality containers in complete 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 have been current included BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal, BCCI joint secretary Jayesh George and Mubashir Usmani, GM of Emirates Cricket Board (ECB).
Sharjah is about to host 12 IPL video games.