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Ekana International Cricket Stadium

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The infrastructure of the city and the overall impact goes a long way in making it one of its kind in this century. The Ekana cricket stadium is the state-of-the-art stadium aimed to take sports standards of Uttar Pradesh to the next level. The design, innovation & grandeur makes a huge impact on the face of the city, making it one of its kind in the country.

Ekana Cricket Stadium
LKO Intl Cricket Stadium.jpg
A inside view of Lucknow's International Cricket Stadium
Location Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Establishment 2017
Capacity 50,000
Owner

Ekana Sportz City Pvt. Ltd.

(for 35 years)
Architect Skyline Architectural Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
Operator Ekana Sportz City Pvt. Ltd.
As of September 07 2017
Source: times

The International Level Ekana Cricket Stadium is another fitting tribute to the city of sport and a major thrust over the years will be to make it incomparable in terms of sporting variety, excellence and to offer world-class facilities to sportsperson and the spectators.

The proposed cricket stadium shall have world-class floodlights for the night matches with a promise of another glorious addition to the sports legacy so aptly and determinedly pursued by our State Government thereby fostering the camaraderie, spirit and the challenge of sporting combat that is so vital to the building of character and a strong nation as a whole. The 50,000-seater International stadium will be among the most advanced of its kind, with next-generation facilities for players, officials, VIPs, spectators and the media. The bowl design will bring the spectators closer than ever to the action. The design of this one of its kind stadium follows the guidelines and specifications laid out by ICC and BCCI for hosting international cricket matches.

FacilitiesEdit

  • 50000 sitting capacity for spectators
  • Ground with Nine Red & black soil pitches
  • Practice ground & pitches
  • Roofed with Floodlit for day/night
  • North & South Pavilion
  • Player Dressing Room
  • Player Dining Area
  • Umpire Box
  • Match Official Box
  • 48 corporate boxes
  • VIP-VVIP lounges
  • Owner Lounge
  • Private Gym for players
  • Sauna & Ice bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Gymnasium
  • Multi-cuisine Restaurant
  • Media Room
  • Media Lounge
  • TV Studio & Broadcasting room
  • Sports Academy
  • Training Academy
  • Administrative Office
  • Boys & Girls Hostel
  • Staff accommodation
  • Cricket Museum
  • Art Gallery
  • Ekana Club

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The total area of the Project is 137 acres, out of which 71 acres is for Sports Infrastructure Project and 66 acres for Real Estate Project. It will host two matches, including the final, of the 2017–18 Duleep Trophy.[2] There is a tennis, badminton and squash court also.

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