Ahead of IPL 2020, Sourav Ganguly takes stock of Preps at Iconic Sharjah Stadium

Days after his arrival in UAE, the venue for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL), former India skipper and current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly paid a visit to the famous Sharjah stadium.

Ahead of IPL 2020, Sourav Ganguly takes stock of Preps at Iconic Sharjah Stadium (Instagram/ Sourav Ganguly)

Days after his arrival in UAE, the venue for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL), former India skipper and current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly paid a visit to the famous Sharjah stadium.

Ganguly has some fond memories of playing in the stadium, as he amassed over 700 runs playing here, which includes one century and five half-centuries.

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Ganguly was accompanied by IPL chairman Brijesh Patel and COO Hemang Amin during his visit and trio also checked on the preparations for the upcoming tournament. The former cricketer shared pictures on Instagram.

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Famous Sharjah stadium all set to host IPL 2020

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Sharjah is one of the three venues selected for the lucrative T20 league. As per media reports Ganguly is expected to visit the other two stadiums as well. A total of 12 matches will be played at the venue. In addition,  with previous editions’ runners-up Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals kicking-off the proceedings on September 22.

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The youngsters, gearing up for IPL 2020, will look forward to play at the iconic venue. Also, where the likes of Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar have had some memorable outings.

The IPL 2020, shifted out of India to the UAE due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be played in three cities — Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.

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