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With on going inspections, Lucknow’s cricket stadium a hot favourite to host IPL 2018 matches!
The Lucknow’s Ekana Cricket Stadium will host IPL 2018 matches of Delhi Daredevils this year. The rumor has it that Delhi’s management is not happy with the preparations in Kanpur’s Green Park and after inspecting the Lucknow’s ground, they have decided to shift their home matches from Kanpur to Lucknow.
The cricket stadium which has a seating capacity of 50,000 people, recently hosted day-night matches of Duleep Trophy. The Lucknow’s cricket stadium is also the 2nd largest stadium in India in terms of seating capacity.
The stadium, which is built on Saheed Path is also well connected with 5-star hotels and airport, thus making it convenient for players to move to and fro from Lucknow.
What went in favor of Lucknow stadium?
IPL is a game of money and fans and franchises always want their team to play in a stadium full of people. Lucknow, which has never hosted an international cricket match in last 2 decades will definitely witness a high footfall. Also, the facilities provided in Ekana stadium is far superior than many stadiums in India.
In comparison to Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Lucknow’s stadium has 9000 more chairs, better outfield and modern facilities for players and media.
Recently, Ekana stadium was scheduled to host a match against New Zealand but with the preparation incomplete, the match was canceled by the BCCI.
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You can soon catch a flight from Lucknow to 5 new cities. The cities include- Varanasi, Ghaziabad, Bareilly, Hindon and Prayagraj. The flights to the aforementioned cities will ensure that commuters can travel with ease and save their precious time.
While most of these cities are well connected to Lucknow via road and rail routes, it often takes commuters a better part of the day to travel between the said cities. The air-link will not only help improve the connectivity between these cities but would also ensure that a less time consuming route is developed here.
February and March are months that see a lot of events in the city. From weddings to parties and even cultural celebrations, you can expect the two months to be quite happening and over the top. Which also means, you can never be sure of when a loudspeaker will be turned on! Now this is a huge problem because February and March are also the months during which students take their board examinations. However, UP Police's new service lets you tackle this and how!
Lucknow, much like other cities in the country, has pretty bad traffic. The roads are brimming with vehicles which means that most roads in the city aren't pedestrian friendly. The roads are mostly choking with vehicles trying to rush past each other and reach their destination with warp speed and those on foot are left trying to navigating their way out of the chokehold.
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Valentine's Day is here and of course, you must be scouting for places and the best deals in the city, where you can take bae for a romantic evening or a kick-ass night out. It's V-Day after all and folks 'round the town are making sure to put their best foot forward to make their beloved fall head over heels in love, all over again!