Rajiv Gandhi International, Hyderabad
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium is the principal cricket stadium located at Habsiguda Uppal Road, Uppal, Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The stadium is also Known as Visaka International Cricket Stadium Ground. Andhra Pradesh former Chief Minister Y.S.Rajasekhara Reddy decided to name it in the memory of former Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi. It has a capacity of 55,000 spectators presently and extends across 16 acres of land. The ends are named Pavilion End and North End. On the retirement of VVS Laxman, the HCA decided to honour the state hero by naming the North End after him.
Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium is the home ground of the Hyderabad Cricket Association and also host IPL team Sunrisers Hyderabad.
|Owner||: Hyderabad Cricket Association|
|End Names||: Pavilion End, VVS Laxman End|
|Home Team||: Sunrisers Hyderabad|
|Seating Capacity||: 55000|
|Media Box Capacity||: 250|
|Media Conf Hall Capacity||: 100|
|Playing Area||: 100 YARDS|