Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium

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The Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium or Naya Raipur International Cricket Stadium is a cricket field in the city of Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India.

It is the second largest cricket stadium after Eden Garden cricket stadium (Kolkata) and fourth-largest cricket stadium in the world. The stadium has a seating capacity of 65,000.[1] Inaugurated in 2008, this ground hosted its first ever match in 2010, when the Canada national cricket team arrived in India and played a practice match against the Chhattisgarh state team. In 2013, the stadium was declared as a second host venue for Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and hosted two of its matches.[2][3][4][5]

The stadium is named after Veer Narayan Singh a landlord from Sonakhan who led the 1857 war Indian independence in Chhattisgarh.[6]

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  1. "Raipur Stadium - Cricinfo".
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  3. "IPL Venues 2013 - Indian Premier League | IPL T20 Venues | IPL Season 6 Venues on". Archived from the original on 2013-05-12. Retrieved 2013-04-28.
  4. "Raipur hosts its first IPL match between Delhi Daredevils and Pune Warriors India today". India Today. Retrieved 2013-04-28.
  5. "Chhattisgarh International Cricket Stadium - Home of the Delhi Daredevils". BCCI - IPL. Retrieved 27 April 2013.
  6. "ECUTION OF VEER NARAYAN SINGH". Archived from the original on 2019-03-31. Retrieved 2017-10-25.

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