Feroz Shah Kotla stadium to be renamed as Arun Jaitley Stadium

During his tenure at DDCA, Jaitley got the stadium renovated into a modern facility, increasing its capacity by multiple times and also refurbishing the cricket dressing rooms

Written by August 27, 2019 16:19

New Delhi: The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) on Tuesday announced to rename Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium as Arun Jaitley Stadium, in memory of its former president who passed away on Saturday.

The renaming will take place on September 12 at a function where a stand at the Kotla will be named after India captain Virat Kohli as announced earlier.


Speaking on this initiative, DDCA president Rajat Sharma said: “It was Arun Jaitley’s support and encouragement that players like Virat Kohli, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Ashish Nehra, Rishabh Pant and many others could make India proud.”


During his tenure at DDCA, Jaitley got the stadium renovated into a modern facility, increasing its capacity by multiple times and also refurbishing the cricket dressing rooms