Sylhet International Cricket Stadium Bengali: (সিলেট ক্রিকেট স্টেডিয়াম) also recognized as Sylhet Stadium. It was previously known as Sylhet Divisional Stadium. It is a cricket stadium at Sylhet City in Bangladesh. The stadium went a careful growth in 2013. This stadium had hosted matches of the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 and ICC Women’s World Twenty20 tournament. On 17th March 2014 this stadium hosted its first international match where Ireland was opposition team of Zimbabwe. National Sports Council is the owner of this stadium. This stadium is operated by National Sports Council.
Sylhet International Cricket Stadium was built in the year of 2007. The stadium is bounded by hills and has an attractive sight view. It is capacitate by thirteen thousand and five hundred seats. It can be manage twenty thousand people at a time now. England Under-19, England Lions and Nepal Under-19 have played here.
This stadium hosted six T20I matches. No Test Matches and ODI International has organized here till today. In 2014, ICC World Twenty20 held a match between Netherlands and Ireland. This match holds a few records.
The stadium was extended in 2014. It was modernized to host matches of the 2014 ICC World Twenty20. The renovation was started in June 2013 and ended in November of 2013. The main pavilion building and the media center has been assembled. Floodlights have been installed and seating arrangement was customized. The most arresting part of the stadium is the newly built. It is country’s first Green gallery in Sylhet City.
It is very easy to reach to Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. At first, viewers have to reach to Sylhet City. This stadium is about four kilometers away from city. The Osmani International Airport is five kilometers far from this stadium. The Sylhet Parjaton Motel is very near of this stadium. There are a lot of hotels and motels are located in Sylhet City with best accommodation facilities.