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Which Is The Best Stand In Ekana Stadium

Which Is The Best Stand In Ekana Stadium: Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium or Ekana Stadium is an international cricket stadium located in Lucknow, India.

Ekana Cricket Stadium is the home ground of the Uttar Pradesh cricket team and also the home venue of IPL franchise Lucknow Super Giants. The stadium was owned and operated by Ekana Sportz City. Ekana Stadium was opened in 2017 and has a capacity of holding 50000 spectators.

Ekana Stadium History

  • Ekana Cricket Stadium is the fifth-largest international cricket stadium in India with a seating capacity of 50000 spectators.
  • The cricket stadium has been built with a budget of 360 crores.
  • The stadium was previously named “Ekana Cricket Stadium” and carries significant meaning and symbolism “Ekana” is a Sanskrit word that translates to “one” or “unity”.
  • Later it was renamed by GoUP on the name of the former Prime minister of India, Bharat Ratna Shree Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  • Ekana Stadium has the longest straight boundaries in comparison to all the stadiums in India.
  • Before its international debut, it also hosted the final of the 2017–18 Duleep Trophy.
  • On 6 November 2018, the stadium hosted its first international match, a Twenty20 International (T20I) between India and the West Indies, becoming the 52nd stadium in India to host an international cricket match.
  • In 2019, the Afghanistan cricket team used it as their home ground.
  • In May 2019, Afghanistan Cricket Board requested the BCCI to use this venue for their international matches.
  • In August 2019, BCCI awarded the venue to Afghanistan national cricket team as their third home venue in India, being previously played in Dehradun and Greater Noida.
  • Notably, Ekana Stadium hosted all the matches during Afghanistan vs West Indies series in 2019.
  • On 6 November 2019, the venue hosted its first ODI match while the test match at this venue was played on 27 November 2019.
  • In May 2022, the venue was scheduled to host all the matches of the fourth edition of the Women’s T20 Challenge. However, later the matches were shifted to Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.
Ekana Stadium
Ekana Cricket Stadium

Ekana Stadium Stands

Following are the details of the Ekana Stadium Stands:

Direction Block
North Northside Presidential Gallery B
Northside Presidential Gakkery Center
Northside Presidential Gallery A
North Corporate Boxes
North Lounge
North Platinum Lawn 1
North Platinum Lawn 2
East East Upper Block 1
East Upper Block 2
East Upper Block 3
East Upper Block 4
East Upper Block 5
East Lower Block 1
East Lower Block 2
East Lower Block 3
East Lower Block 4
East Lower Block 5
South South Side Presidential Gallery
Sourth Corporate Boxes
South VIP Lounge 1
South Owner’s Lounge
South VIP Lounge 2
South Director Lawn 1
South Director Lawn 2
West West Upper Block 7
West Upper Block 8
West Upper Block 9
West Upper Block 10
West Upper Block 11
West Lower Block 7
West Lower Block 8
West Lower Block 9
West Lower Block 10
West Lower Block 11

Which Is The Best Stand In Ekana Stadium

Which Is The Best Stand In Ekana Stadium: North and South Lounges are the best to view the game. But if you are concerned about the ticket price choose the lower block of either West or East block.

Notably, don’t forget to skip the block that receives part of the sunlight in the evening before sunset.

*We do not guarantee the best view as they may vary based on climatic conditions or some other reasons. 

Ekana Stadium Ticket Price

The ticket at Ekana Stadium ranges from INR 1200 to INR 20000. The ticket price may increase or decrease based on the matches and tournaments.

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How To Book Tickets at Ekana Stadium 

Ekana Stadium Ticket Booking: Match tickets can be booked both online and offline. Fans can walk down to the stadium counter to book the tickets as per their requirements.

People can also book tickets online via BookMyShow, PayTM Insider and many other ticket-booking sites.

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