3rd of January, 2023

Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium formerly named as Parsada International Cricket Stadium, SVNS International Cricket Stadium, Naya Raipur International Cricket Stadium is the third-largest cricket stadium in India and the fourth-largest in the world. There are approximately 65,000 seats available in the stadium.

 This ground, which was inaugurated in 2008, played host to its first-ever game in 2010 when the Canadian national cricket team visited India and played a warm-up game against the Chhattisgarh state team. Many of the Delhi Daredevils' games have been played at the stadium since it was designated as their second home field in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2013. Veer Narayan Singh Binjhwar, a Sonakhan landowner who led the 1857 battle Indian, is honored by having the stadium undergo his name.

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The stadium is situated in the Chhattisgarh state in Naya Raipur's sector-3, close to the Swami Vivekananda Airport and 21 kilometers from Raipur's central business district.

A beautiful Construction work to watch- Naya Raipur International Cricket Stadium.

The stadium's development commenced in 2006 and it was completed in 2008 at the cost of Rs 145 Crore. The Chhattisgarh authorities developed it and are the owner. A contemporary sports arena was included in the construction of the stadium. The media facilities and business containers have both been modernized, and roofs cover the top floor to keep people cool in the summer.

The pitch that you love to bat- Naya Raipur International Cricket Stadium.

The 22-yard strip typically provides a good balance between the bat and the ball. This venue has hosted three IPL, one CLT20, and 2020-21 Road Safety World Series games. Twice a team has reached the 200-point mark during two of the Road Safety World Series contests. In addition, both pacers and spinners can occasionally benefit from the assistance that the pitch provides. Overall, it's a good athletic field with opportunities for everyone. The Shaheed Veer Narayan International Cricket Stadium's pitch and ground were recognized by BCCI as the best in the Central Zone for the academic year 2017–18. It is noteworthy that Naya Raipur Cricket Ground was named the best during the 2013 IPL. Pitch curator Shamim Mirza and ground staff received congratulations for the aforementioned accomplishment.

First One Day International Game in Raipur International Cricket Stadium


Hosting of the first Game at Raipur International Cricket Stadium

The Chhattisgarh cricket team and the Canadian cricket team played each other in a one-day match on November 21, 2010, which served as the first international standard cricket match. On December 16, 2012, to commemorate Vijay Diwas, Stadium held a half-marathon with the slogan "Let us run." Sunil Gavaskar recommended using this stadium for all kinds of matches, citing it as one of the best in the nation. Irfan Pathan, who was astounded by the stadium's amenities, noted that "when opportunities are created and such facilities are in place, there is hope that cricketers will emerge.

Hosting of all-time favourites tournaments IPL & CL T-20 matches at Raipur International Cricket Stadium

The Indian Premier League team Delhi Daredevils was given permission to use this stadium for two of their home games during IPL - 6 in January 2013 by the Board of Control for Cricket in India. In January, Raipur was given two IPL games after the chief minister invited GMR, the franchise's owners, to hold some of their home games there. In February, the state's public works department sprang into action to spruce up the ground in time; they finished work on the interior in less than two months. 

The approvals came in after inspections and a few meetings. The first IPL game was played on April 28, 2013, and Delhi Daredevils defeated Pune Warriors by a score of 15 runs.  As a result, it hosted an IPL match at a total of 19 venues. On May 1, 2013, Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders played their second game. The Chhattisgarh State government had exempted the tickets from the entertainment tax in order to guarantee bigger success.  A few Indian Premier League games from 2014 had to be played at the stadium, but they were postponed because of the general elections. In the 2015 Indian Premier League, Delhi Daredevils served as the host team, and Raipur was once again given two IPL games. The first match between Delhi Daredevils and Sunrisers Hyderabad was played on May 9, 2015; Sunrisers won by 6 runs, and Moises Henriques was named Man of the Match for scoring 74 runs off of only 46 balls. The second match, which took place on May 12, 2015, pitted Delhi Daredevils against Chennai Super Kings. Daredevils easily defeated Super Kings by 6 wickets, and Zaheer Khan was named Man of the Match for his economical bowling. The Delhi Daredevils' second home field for the 2016 Indian Premier League has once more been announced as Raipur. The inaugural game between Delhi Daredevils and Sunrisers Hyderabad took place on May 20, 2016. This was the second time the two teams had met in this stadium. While Sunrisers defeated Daredevils in a closely contested match in 2015, this time it came down to the final ball, and this time it was Daredevils who prevailed by defeating Sunrisers by 6 wickets on the very last ball of the match thanks to Karun Nair's 83-run performance for which he was named Man of the Match. The second match of the 2016 IPL was played on May 22, 2016, and it was also the final league game of the season. Both teams needed to win this match to advance to the playoffs. By defeating Daredevils by a margin of six wickets, Royal Challengers came out on top and advanced to the playoffs. The Delhi Daredevils were eliminated and were unable to advance. 

  The 2014 Champions League Twenty20 had eight T20 matches played at Stadium. They included all six Qualifier games in addition to the two Group Stage contests. The qualifier games were split into two halves. The qualifiers sold out for the first time in CLT20 history.

Most awaited feedback from our Cricketers for Raipur International Cricket Stadium

Viv Richards It is unfathomable to us that Chhattisgarh has a cricket stadium this size. One of the best cricket stadiums in the world is this one.

Sunil Gavaskar recommended using this stadium for all types of matches and considered it to be one of the best stadiums in the nation.

Yuvraj Singh This stadium is enormous and magnificent, and it provides Chhattisgarh with a fantastic opportunity to mold future state athletes by utilizing the top-notch infrastructure it has.

Irfan Pathan, who was in awe of the stadium's amenities, observed that "there is hope that cricketers will emerge when opportunities are created and such facilities are in place. At this fantastic venue, I hope to perform again.

During their visits to Raipur, prominent cricketers like Kapil Dev, Ravi Shastri, and Anil Kumble praised the stadium's beauty, infrastructure, and location.

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