Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium
Astroturf Hockey Stadium
|Former names||Ranchi Hockey Stadium|
|Location||Ranchi, Jharkhand, India|
|Owner||Government of Jharkhand|
|Renovated||21 November 2009|
|Ranchi Rhinos (2012–2014)|
Ranchi Rays (2015–present)
Initially built in 1990 then subsequently renovated. It is believed[by whom?] to be the newest and best stadium in India. It was inaugurated by then Governor of Jharkhand K Sankaranarayanan as a prelude to the 34th National Games scheduled to be organized in Jharkhand from 21 November 2009.
The stadium was constructed at a cost of around Rs 7 crore. It has a floodlight facility for day and night matches, a huge screen for live telecast of events and an electronic score board. The astro turf has been imported from Germany.
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