Lucknow: Dilapidated India captain Sunil Gavaskar and Sanjay Manjerekar Tuesday escaped unharmed after one amongst the glass doors of the commentary box at the newly-constructed Ekana Stadium lay shattered appropriate as the duo modified into entering the enclosure.
The Ekana Stadium, which modified into renamed as Atal Bihari Vajpayee Worldwide Cricket Stadium by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityananth earlier on Tuesday, made its debut as worldwide cricket venue on Tuesday.
Both the moderate cricketers were fortunate to return unscratched.
“One in every of the glass doors appropriate crumbled admire a pack of cards however fortunately no person sustained any injuries. All are suited,” Manjrekar later mentioned.
It could possibly possibly most likely possibly even have confidence been even worse as mismanagement and chaos dominated the roost at some level of worldwide cricket’s return to the ‘Metropolis of Nawabs’ after a hiatus of 24 years.
The Atal Bihari Vajpayee Stadium is a non-public property situated all around the Ekana Sportz Metropolis, being developed within the outskirts of the stutter capital
Inexperience on the section of the organisers modified into at the forefront, the worst sufferer being the mediapersons, who were there to conceal the match.
The media box is a swanky one however erratic net and energy connection, coupled with frequent energy cuts prompted lots of grief.
The Uttar Pradesh Cricket Affiliation (UPCA) officials looked helpless as the stadium is a non-public property.
The 50,000 capability stadium, then again, modified into packed to capability.
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