Chhattisgarh cricket fans are all set to receive a treat. Raipur will host two league matches of the Road Safety World Series cricket tournament, beginning on September 27. The final league match is between Bangladesh Legends and Sri Lanka Legends and Australia Legends, and England Legends. On September 10, the Road Safety World Series cricket tournament began in Kanpur. The matches were also held in Indore and Dehradun, in addition to Kanpur.
Previously a match between India Legends and Bangladesh Legends was scheduled in Raipur on September 27. The two matches, however, were cancelled due to rain and rescheduled to be played in Raipur. Instead, on September 27, a game will be played between Bangladesh Legends and Sri Lanka Legends, as well as Australia Legends and England Legends.
The match between India Legends and Bangladesh Legends will take place on September 25 in Dehradun. On September 22, India Legends will face England Legends. India Legends have only won one of their three league games so far. The outcomes of the two matches have yet to be released. As a result, they are in third place. The first and second semi-finals will be held in Raipur on September 28 and 29. The winning teams from these two matches will face off in the championship game on October 1.
Raipur Collector Dr Sarveshwar Narendra Bhure and SSP Prashant Agarwal took stock of the arrangements by reaching Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Nava Raipur. They directed the temporary installation of towers from Jio and Airtel to provide good mobile connectivity to the spectators gathered on the stadium grounds. The collector also asked for a sufficient number of ticket counters in the stadium. In addition, they instructed to put up clear signs at various locations for the convenience of people coming from various routes and spectators in the stadium.
Raipur district administration has arranged a bus service from Raipur city to the stadium for the convenience of the spectators. At the same time, the parking fee has been made expensive for the spectators reaching the stadium by their vehicles. This time the visitors will have to pay a parking fee of Rs 20 for two-wheelers and Rs 30 for four-wheelers.