Welcome to the world of Corporate Hospitality. At the New Ferozshah Kotla Cricket Stadium at New Delhi.
The Feroz Shah Kotla or Kotla is a cricket ground in Delhi, India. It is named after the emperor Ferozshah Tughlaq.
At the Kotla you can expect a brand new international cricketing venue, with longer boundaries and expectedly, more seating. A new tiered coloured seating system rising upto 20 meters above ground level ensures watching the game from a completely new perspective.
In addition, the players will have a new pavilion, an upgraded media center for the scribes, and for the first time in the capital - Corporate Hospitality Suites. Also, you have the opportunity to sponsor both the bowling ends.
Cricket at Kotla
Currently, the stadium is being managed and maintained by the Delhi District
Cricket Association (DDCA) and has two ends namely TATA end and ITC end. The
stadium was outfitted with latest amenities for successfully organizing an
international cricket matches. Floodlights were even installed in the stadium,
thereby making it one of the choicest venues for day-night matches as well. In
the present times, Kotla stadium boasts of a seating capacity of over 40, 000
people. With the initiation of Indian premier League (IPL) since 2008, the
stadium has been the home venue of the Delhi Daredevils, a franchise of IPL.
Milestones At Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium
The highest Test total at the Kotla is 644/8 declared by West Indies against India in the 1958-59 season.
The lowest Test total at the Kotla is 75 by India against West Indies in the 1987-88 season.
The highest ODI total at the Kotla is 303 by Pakistan against India in the 2004-05 season.
India has been the most successful team in Feroz Shah Kotla ground, recording a highest number of victories (10) by any team in the world.
Bert Sutcliffe of New Zealand has been the highest run scorer, scoring 230 (not out) versus India on December 16, 1955.
Apart from the 10 wicket haul against Pakistan in 1999, Anil Kumble is the most successful bowler in Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, recording a total of 58 wickets.
Dilip Vengsarkar has been the most prolific batsmen, with a mammoth total of 671 runs, in all the matches played by him in Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium.
About the Ground
From the player point of view - newer and plusher pavilions, better ground facilities and a wider audience to play to.
Longer Boundaries: From 60 meters increased to 75 meters.
Modern Sightscreens On Channels: Easier, Quicker Adjusments.
More Seating Capacity: From 30,000 Seats to 60,000.
Multi-level Seating System: Divided into 6 Stands.
New Player Pavilions.
Modern Media Center.
Better Ground Facilities.