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Sri Lalit Hari Cricket Stadium

Sri Lalit Hari Cricket Stadium, Pilibhit

Sri Lalit Hari Cricket Stadium, Pilibhit[55]

Pilibhit has one cricket stadium in the Shri Lalit Hari sugar mill compound, which is also or formerly known as Lalit Hari Stadium. This stadium was established in 1931 on Tarakpur road, at the railway station end. The home team for this stadium is Uttar Pradesh. It has Matting type of pitch. This stadium had hosted a few Ranji trophy cricket matches in the early 80s.

Some of the famous match was played at the Lalit Hari Sugar Factory Ground, Pilibhit are :-

An Aerial View of Gandhi Stadium, Pilibhit

An Aerial View of Gandhi Stadium, Pilibhit

Gandhi Sports Stadium

This is one of the beautiful stadium in the Bareilly zone speared 85 Acres (Local measurement) of area in the mid of the city, which has various facilities for Athletics, Football, Volleyball, Hockey and some indoor sports. In the same compound one multipurpose Auditorium is available. This stadium is better known as sports heart of the city, as this is the only sport facility available for public uses.

Other Facilities

Apart from these sports grounds, various educational institutions has their own facilities. Few are DGIC ground, St. Aloysius ground, Rama college ground, SVM college ground and some more. Although city hasn’t produce any big sports’ celebrity. But city teams have able to save a few state level competitions on various events.[58]

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