Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Raipur, Dehradun, is a multi-use stadium that primarily organizes cricket events. It is situated in a beautiful region. Both Dehradun Cricket Stadium and Raipur Cricket Stadium share the same name. The stadium was officially opened in December of 2016 and is relatively new. It is the first international stadium in Uttarakhand and the only cricket ground of an international caliber in Dehradun.
The seating layout at Doon Sports Club or Raipur Cricket Stadium is a significant aspect. The stadium has 25,000 seats, and the configuration is reminiscent of the Kumaoni art form Aipan.
The first-ever ODI and the first and only test cricket series were held at the Dehradun Cricket Stadium this year. The games were a part of a bilateral cricket series between Ireland and Afghanistan that lasted from February 21 through March 19. Three T20 matches, five one-day matches, and a test match made up the first three games of the series. The first ODI was played on February 28, 2019, and the first test cricket series between Argentina and Ireland was played from March 15–18, 2019.
The stadium also accommodates other events besides cricket. The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium served as the venue for the 2018 Uttarakhand Investors Summit.
On Thano road, in the Raipur region, is where you’ll find the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium. It has excellent connections to Rishikesh, Haridwar, and Dehradun. Jolly Grant Airport is the closest airport.
You don’t have to go through Dehradun city to get to the stadium from the airport. Take Thano Road to the stadium. The road is really picturesque and passes through woodlands. If you’re coming from Rishikesh or Haridwar, you can also take Thano road.
You can first travel to the Clock Tower in Dehradun City or the Dehradun Railway Station before taking a local cab or bus to the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium. It is only 8 kilometers from the clock tower.
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