Dr Sampurnanda Stadium

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Dr. Sampurnanand Sports Stadium
Sigra Stadium
Ground information
Location Sigra, Varanasi Uttar Pradesh
Establishment 1964
Capacity 10,000[1]
Owner Government of Uttar Pradesh
Operator Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association
Tenants Uttar Pradesh cricket team
End names
n/a
Team information
Uttar Pradesh cricket team (1964-)
As of 12 September, 2014

Dr Sampurnanand Sports Stadium, nicknamed Sigra Stadium, is located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The stadium is the main stadium in the city where first-class cricket matches are held since 1964 to 2003.

History[edit]

The ground is managed by the Government of Uttar Pradesh. This stadium is a multi-dimensional sports facility with excellent support features. The ground was host to a varied set of state and national level events; this complex has volleyball, football and Kabaddi grounds. Also known as Sigra Stadium, this facility hosts a range of cultural and entertainment events of the locality as well. Training sessions of different events are held here on a daily basis and lot of youngsters from the area are the beneficiaries. A conspicuous landmark in the region, this sports facility should not be missed in a trip to the enchanting city of Varanasi.

Ranji Trophy matches[edit]

# Team 1 Team 2 Winner Year
1 Uttar Pradesh Madhya Pradesh Uttar Pradesh 1964
2 Uttar Pradesh Rajasthan Rajasthan 1970
3 Uttar Pradesh Madhya Pradesh Uttar Pradesh 1978
4 Uttar Pradesh Baroda Match Draw 1988
5 Uttar Pradesh Baroda Match Draw 2003
6 Uttar Pradesh Railways Railways 2003

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dr. Sampurnanand Sports Stadium – World of Stadiums". Worldofstadiums.com. Retrieved 2017-02-19. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 25°18′54″N 82°59′12″E / 25.314897°N 82.986597°E / 25.314897; 82.986597

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