The Yamuna Sports Complex and archery arena in East Delhi was inaugurated by ex-cricketer Gautam Gambhir, today.
Gambhir announcing the inauguration of the complex on Twitter wrote, "I PROMISE TO DELIVER! World Class Stadium ready at Yamuna Sports Complex! East Delhi Cricket League to start very soon!".
Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal and DDA vice-chairperson Anurag Jain were also present at the inauguration.
Gautam Gambhir inaugurates Yamuna Sports Complex | Twitter/@GautamGambhir
The cricket ground has been upgraded with facilities such as high mast lights, six pitches, pitches for practice, a digital scoreboard display, and a jogging track around the stadium. The stadium is now up to Ranji Trophy standards.
The ground has been upgraded with facilities such as high mast light for night cricket| Twitter/@GautamGambhir
The stadium is now up to Ranji Trophy standards | Twitter/@GautamGambhir
The project cost the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) around Rs 9.25 crore and can be used for both - cricket and archery.
The East Delhi Premier League stadium, which will be held in the stadium is likely to commence from the second week of November with players between the age group of 17-36 years participating.
Gambhir said that auctions will be held soon and the decision on accepting audiences will depend on the COVID-19 situation .
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