“I wonder what would be the name of the stadium” – Twitter reacts as BCCI is set to build a new stadium in Varanasi for INR 300 crores

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is the richest cricket body in the world without a shadow of a doubt. Indian cricket which is being operated now is not the same as before and thanks to the BCCI for providing all the amenities to the players, coaches and support staff.

Before the introduction of the Indian Premier League, the BCCI has been generating income through jersey sales, TV and broadcasting rights, advertisements, sponsors and so on.

However, the decision to introduce the cash-rich IPL in 2008 was a masterstroke move. Today, IPL is the best and the most-watched T20 league in the world. BCCI has been making a truckload of money through IPL rights too.


The IPL has successfully completed 15 editions since its inception in 2008 and it is gearing up for the sixteenth edition, which will go all guns blazing on March 31, Friday.

BCCI is set to build a new stadium in Varanasi for INR 300 crore

Meanwhile, in the latest development, the BCCI is set to build a modern stadium in Varanasi, which will cost INR 300 crore. After the completion of the project, it will be the state’s third international stadium after Green Park in Kanpur and Ekana Stadium in Lucknow.

The efforts are currently underway to finish off the pending formalities associated with the project including the recruitment of the project management consultant and the company that would properly complete the entire project within the next 2 months.


As per several media outlets, the UP government has already released a fund of INR 120 crore for the acquisition of 31 acres of land from farmers. The officials in the know of developments echoed that the BCCI will build the stadium at the cost of Rs. 300 crores, as per TOI.

Here’s how Twitterati reacted after the BCCI set to build a modern stadium in Varanasi


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