Superstar Shah Rukh Khan revealed the big news by announcing the construction of a world-class cricket stadium in Los Angeles, USA. The actor is the co-owner of the IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders. And they will be collaborating with USA Major Cricket League (MLC) T20, for the project. The actor has also shared details about his new film Pathaan and another film from Rajkumar Hirani.
As per ESPN Cric info, “Great Park in Irvine city is an ideal location for the venue. It has a capacity of around 10,000 spectators. The site will be 40 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles, in Orange County. Meanwhile, an MLC source has stated that the project would cost around $30 million”.
Shah Rukh Khan explains the big project:
Shah Rukh Khan said, “Our investment in MLC in America, is based on our belief in the exciting future of cricket in the USA and is well-aligned to our strategy of establishing Knight Riders as a global brand in T20 cricket. Plans to build a world-class cricket stadium in the greater Los Angeles area are exciting for us and MLC. This will no doubt have a transformational impact on one of the world’s most iconic metropolitan areas.”
“MLC is committed to building outstanding infrastructure for cricket in key markets accessible to legions of cricket-loving fans. We’re grateful to the City of Irvine for agreeing to explore this development in the heart of Orange County. Great Park’s position as a hub for community recreation and its array of first-class sports facilities makes it an ideal location for the addition of a venue serving the local cricket-loving community and the broader Greater Los Angeles region with major international cricket events set to take place there,” said MLC co-founders Sameer Mehta and Vijay Srinivasan.
The statement has also disclosed with features and facilities of the stadium. The stadium has state-of-the-art training facilities, locker rooms, luxury suites, dedicated parking, concessions, field lighting, and an international-grade pitch to meet International Cricket Council (ICC) accreditation. This big stadium is also hosting the highest level of international cricket competition.
The 2024 Men’s T20 World Cup has been decided earlier as the United States and the West Indies will co-host. USA Cricket will bid for men’s and women’s future World Cup tournaments. The ICC is requesting for including cricket in the 2028 Olympic Games held in Los Angeles. The stadium at Great Park is a centerpiece venue for the Olympic events.
Shah Rukh Khan the ‘King of Bollywood’ will be seen in the action-thriller ‘Pathaan’. Shah Rukh’s first look, with the teaser, has already been released. He is doing another Atlee’s untitled film opposite Nayanthara, along with Rajkumar Hirani’s ‘Dunki’, featuring Taapsee Pannu which will release next year on Christmas.
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