The excitement of the cricket fans is increasing with each passing day as the PSL tournament is approaching. The cricket lovers were disappointed when the locations for the matches were confirmed in Dubai, but the hope that Pakistan will get a chance to host the cricket again in future didn’t fade away the excitement.
Hopefully, the Pakistani cricket lovers will be able to see the cricket tournament between the Pakistani teams live from stadium in the coming years. Given below is the list of 5 outstanding venues which are perfect for the cricket tournament:
National Stadium, Karachi:
It is on the top of the list because the number of individuals who can see the match from the stadium is high; the stadium contains the seating capacity of almost 65,000 individuals. The stadium is a perfect ground for Karachi kings for the practice. The stadium holds a great record of the Pakistani team performance as the total number of matches played there are 18 from which Pakistani team had to face the defeat only 1 time. A match was played in the stadium between S. Africa and W. Indies from the world cup tournament in the year 1996.
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore:
The number of individuals who can see the match from the stadium is 60,000 due to which it is on the 5th position in the list of the largest stadium in the world. Hockey World Cup was played in the stadium and it was also a venue for 1 match from the World Cup 1996 as it was selected as the venue for the semi final match that was played between Sri Lank and Australia. It is known as the first cricket stadium where the floodlights were installed. It is great to use as a cricket practice field for Lahore Qalandars.
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium:
The number of individuals who can see the match from the stadium was low, but now there is a seating capacity of 25,000 cricket spectators after its renovation. It is known as the third stadium of Pakistan where the floodlights were installed making it easy for the sportsmen to play at night time also.
Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar:
The stadium was the venue of the 1st test match that was played in the year 1995 and 2 interesting matches was played between Pakistan and India in the stadium, both matches were ODI. One was played in the year 1984 and the other was played in 2006, a large number of Pakistani cricket fans gathered at the stadium for supporting their team as the stadium has the seating capacity for 20,000. It is the best option for the Peshawar Zalmi for the cricket match practice.
Jinnah Stadium, Sialkot:
The stadium contains the seating capacity of almost 20,000 individuals who can enjoy the match live. Not only the cricket sport is played in the stadium in the past, it hosted the matches of many other sports as well.