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Lucknow Becomes Second Neutral Test Venue in India, 11th Overall


Lucknow Becomes Second Neutral Test Venue in India, 11th Overall



The Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow became the second neutral venue in India to host a Test match.

Afghanistan, who play their ‘home games’ in India, are playing West Indies in a one-off Test at the stadium where the two teams earlier played three ODIs and three T20Is.

The first neutral venue to host a Test in the country was Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehradun where also Afghanistan were the home team, in March.