IPL fan parks move to Allahabad, Bhopal
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Following the successful hosting of the Indian Premier League (IPL) fan parks in twelve cities across the country, the carnival moves to Allahabad and Bhopal during the play-offs.
Fans in Allahabad will have the opportunity to watch Qualifier 1, to be played between the first-placed and second-placed teams in the league stage, on May 19.
Bhopal will host the IPL fan park on May 22 when the loser of Qualifier 1 and the winner of the Eliminator take on each other in Qualifier 2 at Ranchi.
"The two cities will host the IPL fan parks. The gates for the same will open at 6 p.m. on both days," Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Anurag Thakur said in a statement on Saturday.
Major Ranjit Singh Sports Complex, KP College, MG Marg in Allahabad and Bhopal School of Social Science, Habib Ganj in Bhopal will be the two venues.