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BRSABV Ekana Cricket Stadium
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BRSABV Ekana Cricket Stadium


Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, generally known as Ekana Cricket Stadium, is an international cricket stadium in Lucknow, India. This arena has a seating capacity of 50,000, thus it is the fifth largest international cricket stadium of India. The stadium was previously named as "Ekana Cricket Stadium" carries significant meaning and symbolism "Ekana" is a Sanskrit word that translates to "one" or "unity". And was later it was renamed by GoUP on the name of former Prime minister of India, Bharat Ratna Shree Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

The stadium has the longest straight boundaries in comparison to all the stadiums in India. This arena is the home ground of Uttar Pradesh cricket team and also the home venue of IPL franchise Lucknow Super Giants.

In 2019, the Afghanistan cricket team used it as their home ground.