MCA Making Changes At The Wankhede Stadium Ahead Of 1st ODI Against Australia
By CricShots - Feb 21, 2023 8:17 pm
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Following the vicious outburst by an Indian fan regarding the poor state of affairs at various Indian cricket venues, the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) shared pictures of ongoing renovation works at the iconic Wankhede stadium on Tuesday afternoon ahead of the opening game of the ODI series between India and Australia.

Wankhede Stadium

One of the premier cricket venues of the country, the Wankhede stadium, is currently undergoing renovations ahead of India’s ODI series opener against Australia on March 17. The venue will also be hosting the titular clash of IPL 2023 between arch-rivals Mumbai Indians and Chennai Superkings on April 8.

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In the official tweet, the MCA said, “Renovations of the Wankhede Stadium is already underway in a phased manner. Here’s the latest look at the progress being made. We are sure that the spectators will enjoy the upgraded facilities at the iconic Wankhede.”


The timing of the renovation works is of particular interest to the fans as the venue was immensely criticized after an Indian fan exposed the poor sanitary conditions at the storied cricket stadium. The Indian fan had also shed light on the poor condition of toilets at the Firoz Shah Kotla stadium in Delhi.

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The MCA added that the toilets at the venue have also been refurbished to provide a memorable experience to the fans in the upcoming matches at the Wankhede stadium.

MCA further explained, “The next phase of renovation includes the refurbishment of the boxes, public utility areas and the toilets at the stadium. Soon a new experience and fully renovated stadium will be there for the public to enjoy matches at Iconic Wankhede stadium.”