IND vs Eng 3rd Test: Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium to be Renamed

The Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium is set to be renamed. Get all the latest updates and information about this change in the third test match between India and England.

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The Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot, India, is set to undergo a significant change ahead of the highly anticipated India vs England third Test. The stadium will be renamed after former BCCI secretary, Niranjan Shah. This move pays tribute to Shah's contributions to cricket administration in India. The inauguration ceremony will take place on the eve of the Test match, scheduled to start on February 15.


History of the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium

The Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) Stadium, located in Rajkot, Gujarat, has been a prominent venue for cricket in India. The stadium hosted its first international match in January 2013 and has since witnessed a total of 11 matches across different formats. The decision to rename the stadium after Niranjan Shah is a testament to his influence and impact on cricket in the region.

Niranjan Shah: A Distinguished Cricket Administrator


Niranjan Shah has been one of the most senior cricket administrators in India, with a notable tenure as the secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). His significant contributions to the sport have earned him immense respect and recognition. Shah's association with the Saurashtra Cricket Association has been longstanding, and this gesture of renaming the stadium after him further solidifies his legacy.

Inauguration Ceremony and Distinguished Guests

The renaming ceremony of the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium will be graced by the presence of both the Indian and English cricket teams. The Apex Council members of the BCCI and Saurashtra association will also be part of the invite list. The ceremony aims to bring together cricket enthusiasts and dignitaries to celebrate the rich history of the stadium and pay tribute to Niranjan Shah's contributions.


India vs England: An Exciting Test Series

The India vs England Test series has captured the attention of cricket fans worldwide. The first two games of the series have been closely contested, with both teams showcasing their skills and determination. The current scoreline stands at 1-1, with England winning the first Test in Hyderabad and India bouncing back with a victory in the second match in Visakhapatnam.

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The renaming of the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot after Niranjan Shah is a fitting tribute to his contributions to Indian cricket. As the India vs England Test series continues, cricket enthusiasts eagerly await the upcoming match at the newly named stadium. Stay tuned for more updates and analysis on, your go-to source for all things cricket.

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