Punjab Cricket Affiliation (PCA) has determined to call its Mullanpur Worldwide Cricket Stadium after the final ruler of Patiala, late Maharaja Yadavindra Singh, who had performed a take a look at match for India in 1934.
He’s the daddy of Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh.
The 38.2-acre enviornment in Mullanpur will now be named Maharaja Yadavindra Singh Worldwide Cricket Stadium.
The choice was taken in PCA’s govt committee assembly, which was attended by each president Rajinder Gupta and secretary Puneet Bali.
That is the second sports activities infrastructure named after Patiala’s royal household. Earlier, the Punjab Sports activities and Science College had been named after Maharaja Bhupinder Singh, who was the captain of the Indian cricket workforce that visited England in 1911 and performed in 27 first-class cricket matches. He was one of many nice promoters of the game within the nation throughout the pre-independence period. He’s Punjab chief minister’s grandfather.