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Wankhede Stadium

WANKHEDE STADIUM NEWS

Two ground staff members among 3 more positive COVID-19 cases at Wankhede

April 06, 2021 3:12 pm

The stadium is due to host its first IPL game of the season on April 10, following the lung-opener in Chennai between defending champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore on April 9.

MCA, state tourism dept plan guided tours at Wankhede stadium

September 23, 2020 11:12 am

Mumbai has an illustrious history in cricket, boasting of 41 Ranji Trophy championships with Wankhede stadium as its spiritual home. It’s a venue which hosted the 2011 World Cup final, which India won by defeating Sri Lanka.

MS Dhoni may get a permanent seat at Wankhede Stadium

August 18, 2020 1:48 pm

The Mumbai Cricket Association has proposed to name a specific seat in the Wankhede Stadium after MS Dhoni to commemorate the memory of his six that won India the 2011 World Cup.

BMC makes a U-turn on Wankhede, says open grounds unusable in rains

May 18, 2020 3:57 am

As part of efforts to augment quarantine facilities and hospital beds across Mumbai in anticipation of a spike in Covid-19 cases, the corporation had sent a notice to the Mumbai Cricket Association, asking it to hand over the stadium.

Mumbai Police ask for India's first T20I against West Indies to be moved

November 21, 2019 11:41 am

The Mumbai police have doubts about providing sufficient security cover for India's T20I clash on December 6, with celebration of 'Mahaparinirvan Divas' set to take place on that day.

Pay for repair of two FOBs used to enter stadium, else will dismantle: WR to MCA

October 18, 2019 10:11 am

These two FOBs cater to half of North Stand, Sunil Gavaskar Stand (East Stand) and Vittal Divecha stand. More than 10,000 fans use these bridges while coming to watch any international or IPL game at the stadium.

‘Opportunity a reward for all that hard work away from home’

February 21, 2019 8:15 am

Deol, who is currently a student of MCM DAV College, started playing cricket at the age of 7, and played her first inter-school U-19 cricket match at the age of 8 while playing for Yadavindra Public School, Mohali.

Ravi Shastri ‘abused’ me after loss, Wankhede pitch curator complains to MCA

October 27, 2015 11:06 am

When contacted, BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur said he needs to look into the allegations before taking any action.

Muslim fishermen float the BJP lotus at sea

November 01, 2014 5:25 am

25 boats flanked with the party’s symbol were seen stationed in the Arabian sea, just off Wankhede stadium

Cops have harrowing time as people from far and near throng stadium

November 01, 2014 2:17 am

Gate number 4 was worst managed; people were only checked for their IDs, not passes