Sharjah (UAE), September 14
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has paid a go to to the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, one of many three venues for this 12 months’s IPL, and lauded the bottom for its new appear and feel.
The IPL 2020, shifted out of India to the UAE as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, will probably be performed in three cities—Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.
According to a media launch issued right here on Monday, Ganguly additionally mentioned that younger gamers are eagerly wanting ahead to enjoying on this hallowed cricket floor the place greats like Sunil Gavaskar and Sachin Tendulkar wrote historical past.
The Sharjah stadium had lately underwent main refurbishment, together with organising of latest canopies, an upgraded royal suite, commentary field and VIP Hospitality bins in complete compliance with COVID-related protocols.
Ganguly was accompanied on the tour on Sunday by IPL chairman Brijesh Patel, former IPL chief Rajeev Shukla, and IPL COO Hemang Amin.
Other 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 ready to host 12 IPL video games. PTI