Tangail Stadium

Tangail stadium also called as Tangail Zila Stadium ( Bengali: টাঙ্গাইল স্টেডিয়াম ) is located at Club road, north side of Bhashani Hall and Tangail Eid-gah, 200 metres away and west side of Shaheed Sriti Poura Uddan( Bengali: শহীদ স্মৃতি পৌর উদ্যান ) in the district of Tangail, Bangladesh. It is a multipurpose stadium. Cricket, football, concerts and cultural programs take place here. Until 2013 the stadium was the home ground of Team BJMC which played in Bangladesh Premier League Football.

Tangail Stadium
টাঙ্গাইল স্টেডিয়াম
Former namesTangail Zilla Stadium
LocationClub road, Tangail, Bangladesh
Coordinates24°15′11.36″N 89°54′44.74″E / 24.2531556°N 89.9124278°E / 24.2531556; 89.9124278Coordinates: 24°15′11.36″N 89°54′44.74″E / 24.2531556°N 89.9124278°E / 24.2531556; 89.9124278
OwnerNational Sports Council[1]
OperatorNational Sports Council[1]
Capacity20,000
Field size185 × 140 m (607 × 459 ft)
Field shapeOval
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke ground1938 (1938)
Tenants
  • Tangail Cricket Team
  • Tangail Football Team

CricketEdit

Cricket is the most popular sport in Bangladesh, Tangail district is not far from that. The stadium is mostly used for cricket. The stadium has become a venue of inter district cricket events as well as local events too.[2][3][4][5][6]

FootballEdit

Different local teams play among each other and it's a venue of inter district football matches. National football also played here from 2014.[7][8][9]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b অন্যান্য সকল. National Sports Council (in Bengali). Retrieved 2013-11-24.
  2. ^ "The Home of CricketArchive". cricketarchive.com.
  3. ^ "The Home of CricketArchive". cricketarchive.com.
  4. ^ http://abnews24.com/old/newsdetails/5/26982
  5. ^ টাঙ্গাইলে প্রথম বিভাগ ক্রিকেট শুরু. The Daily Sangram (in Bengali).
  6. ^ http://bdsangbad24.com/জাতীয়-মহিলা-ক্রিকেট-চ্যা/
  7. ^ http://www.prothom-alo.com/detail/date/2012-06-03/news/262710
  8. ^ http://www.banglanews24.com/detailsnews.php?nssl=8b9322a8dde2e93f4cf2a9a2035e10bc&nttl=0501201123712
  9. ^ http://bdbulletin24.com/news.php?content_id=226