Rajkot Cricket Stadium
Rajkot Cricket Stadium or Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium is located in Khandheri, Rajkot (Gujarat). It is the first solar-powered stadium of Gujarat. It is also known as Khandheri Cricket Stadium, it was built in 2008 and has a seating capacity of 28,000. The Rajkot cricket stadium is a part of large sports complex where you can enjoy other sports like badminton, volleyball, and basketball. Madhavrao Scindia Cricket Ground is also located in Rajkot city and it hosts many ODI matches. Madhavrao Scindia Cricket Stadium is an old stadium as compared to Rajkot Cricket Stadium. First test match of England tour of India will be played in the Rajkot cricket stadium during 9-13 November 2016.
It is one of the kind stadium and the media box has the similar design as Lord’s cricket stadium in London. It is the home ground of Ranji team, Saurashtra cricket team and Gujarat Lions IPL team. It is one of new stadium among six who got the status of Test match venue. Chetesteshwar Pujara has made a double century and Ravindra Jadeja has made a triple hundred in the Rajkot Cricket Stadium. The first one day international match was hosted here on 11 January 2013. In this high scoring match England beat India by 9 runs. India has never won ODI match here till now. The first Twenty 20 international was played here on 10 October 2013, where Indian cricket team chases down the score of 201 with the help of Yuvraj Singh’s knock of 77 runs in just 35 balls.
Ticket Booking Procedure
Booking Procedure for India England 1st Test Match
First test match of England tour of India will be played in the Rajkot stadium from 9 to 13 November 2016. The booking of tickets is open on Bookmyshow.com. Ticket prices for test matches are starts from 500 Rs for season tickets. A season ticket is valid for 5 days. Ticket prices are 500, 600, 700, 1200, 1500, 2000, 5000 and 10,000 Rs. Tickets can be booked online and home delivery of tickets are also available on the site by entering pin code If home delivery is not possible tickets can be collected from stadium box office itself on Match Day (7 am to 5 pm) and Non Match day (10 am to 8 pm). Address of Box office is Saurashtra (Khandheri) cricket Association stadium, near south gate 1, Jamnagar (Hwy) Gujarat – 360110.
Ticket Booking Link : in.bookmyshow.com/rajkot/sports
England Tour of India 1st Test Match Seat Layout
Rajkot stadium layout is showing the seating plan of the stadium along with blocks, levels with marked directions. Media box, pitch and other important parts of ground clearly depicted in the ground map. This layout will surely help you in finding your seats during India England 1st Test Match of England tour of India.
For IPL Matches
Rajkot cricket stadium tickets can be booked with the help of Bookmyshow app or website in few simple steps.
- Open the BMS app or website and select the desired ticket of matches.
- Select the seats from virtual layout as per your convenience.
- Go to checkout page and enter details of your debit card, debit card or other given payment methods (net banking, mobile wallets, etc.)
- Check your mail or mobile number for the confirmation message.
- Take a printout of your mail along with the card used for mobile booking and collect the tickets from the Box office.
- Bingo Your Tickets are Booked.
Box office Pickup Address:
Address – Garden Dinner Club, Jamnagar-Rajkot Highway, Parapipliya, Hanuman Madhi, Near SCA Stadium, Rajkot, Gujarat 360007,
Timing – 10am to 8pm
Please note that tickets can be collected from the venue on Match day and Non Match day. So it is advised to collect your tickets in advance to avoid last day rush.
Also, the mobile message or mail printout is not valid, To get an entry in the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium you need to collect the tickets from the box office.
To avoid any problems in the last minute it is advisable to follow some guidelines. Only mobile phones, wallet, baby food, and diapers are allowed in the Rajkot cricket stadium. Earphones, headphones, chargers, cables, water bottles, coins, metallic objects, arms, ammunition, power banks etc are not allowed in the stadium. I haven’t experienced any match in this cricket stadium, however, all stadiums didn’t allow the above mentioned items in the stadium due to security reasons. So it is advisable not to bring these items. The official website is Saurashtra Cricket Association.
Rajkot Cricket Stadium Location Map
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Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium Seating Arrangement
Seating layout of Saurashtra Cricket Stadium is showing all the gates of the stadium along with media boxes, major road, Practice pitch and corporate box. Stadium layout also depicting the stand numbers, pavilions to find and book your seats easily.
The cricket pitch and all the directions are marked on the layout.
The Rajkot cricket stadium has all the basic facilities like clean washrooms, cafeteria, food stands, 60+ hospitality box, corporate boxes, etc. Stadium is quite new and only three international cricket matches are hosted here till now. You will not face any difficulties here regarding the basic amenities. The view from all the stands is fantastic. Saurashtra Cricket Stadium also has a stand for the disabled person, A disabled person can enjoy the cricket match in Rajkot stadium on his wheelchair with the help of an attendant.
IPL9 Match Schedule at Saurashtra Cricket Stadium
This stadium is hosting five matches of IPL 2016.
|Date and Day||Team||Team||Time|
|14 April 2016||Gujarat Lions (GL)||Rising Pune Supergiants (RSP)||8:00pm IST (2:30pm GMT)|
|21 April 2016||Gujarat Lions||Sunrisers Hyderabad (SH)||8:00pm IST (2:30pm GMT)|
|24 April 2016||Gujarat Lions||Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)||4:00pm IST (10:30am GMT)|
|01 May 2016||Gujarat Lions||Kings XI Punjab (KIXP)||8:00pm IST (2:30pm GMT)|
|03 May 2016||Gujarat Lions||Delhi Daredevils (DD)||8:00pm IST (2:30pm GMT)|
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