Cricket in Bijapur
Cricket is the most popular game of India. Obviously this game has numerous fans in Bijapur as well. Playing cricket is found as a common hobby of majority of the youth in Bijapur. There is a cricket team called Bijapur bulls in Karnataka, representing the Gulbarga zone in the Karnataka premier league. Dr Ambedkar stadium in Bijapur is one of the poplar cricket stadiums in north Karnataka, where a list of cricket matches being conducted.
Dr. Ambedkar Stadium in BijapurDr. Ambedkar stadium in Bijapur was constructed in 1982 and has all the facilities like cycling track, multi-gym, volleyball court, skating track and basketball court. Many state level and national-level sports events have been held in this stadium till date. Dr Ambedkar Stadium cricket stadium is one of the oldest as well as largest stadiums in Bijapur. The stadium was famous in the name of Bijapur district stadium before. The first cricket match held in this stadium was in the year of 1969. Usually first-Class Matches and list A matches are the type of cricket matches held at Dr. Ambedkar stadium in Bijapur.
Bijapur Bulls Cricket Team – Pride of BijapurBijapur bulls are one of the cricket teams in Karnataka state, participating in the Karnataka premier league (KPL). The team represents the Gulbarga zone in Karnataka. SP Shinde is the present captain of Bijapur bulls and the team shows a good graph of performance since the starting of the league in 2009. Vivid Creations and Nandish Reddy Group own this cricket team which is calculated to be worth around 35 million Indian rupees.
Rajeshwari GayakawadRajeshwari Gayakawad is the first women cricket player from Bijapur to play for the national women’s cricket team of India. She is a left arm spin bowler and has proved her talent in all the forms of cricket including Twenty 20 and one day matches.
List of Cricket Stores in BijapurGiven below are some of the famous cricket bat, ball and other equipment dealers in Bijapur:
Address: Chota Bazaar Masjid Complex, 1st Floor, Ram Mandir Road, Bijapur - 586101
Phone: (08352) 245991, (08352) 254576
Landmark: Opposite ICICI Bank
Address: Stadium, Station Road, Railway Station Bijapur, Bijapur, Karnataka - 586104
Address: 20 Stadium Shopping Complex, Near Darbar College Ground, Ambedkar Circle, Station Road Bijapur, Bijapur, Karnataka - 586101
Address: Canara Bank, Near T S T Road, M G Road Bijapur, Bijapur, Karnataka - 586101
Phone: +(91)-9448141618, 9886050761, +(91)-8352-222951
Landmark: Near Tripura Sundari Talkies